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Blog entry by Navaar posted 02-15-2015 10:48 PM 1471 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Cutting timber to size


LtoR- Walnut, Maple, Cherry for the butchers block & Poplar for the base


Base assembly – Sorry forgot to take photos of turning on the Shopsmith


Farrow & Ball paint: Downpipe, Satin polyurethane varnish on the drawer


Oak drawer tilt guide & drawer runners


Base done


Cut to 2”x2”


Clamps


Glue & paint roller


Clamps


Plane


Maple cut to 4” strips


Walnut


Clamping


Add some Walnut


More clamping


Next some Cherry


Belt sander


Glue on the Cherry


Final clamping


Lots of sanding – 80, 120 then 240 grit


4 coats of mineral oil – 6hrs between coats


Mineral oil with beeswax – Ratio:4 parts mineral oil to 1 part beeswax



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RustyHacksaw

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 12:33 AM

Wow. That is an awesome piece, and very well documented. Thank you so much for sharing.

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WesternRevival

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 04:11 AM

I like this.
What was your total material cost on this if you dont mind me asking?

-- Will, www.westernrevival.net

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