Life as an Amateur Woodworker #48: Parqués finished!

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Blog entry by PhilBello posted 03-29-2015 11:52 PM 1272 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 47: Parqués...Cont'd Part 48 of Life as an Amateur Woodworker series Part 49: Scrap Coffee Table »

It’s amazing what you can do with masking tape and a few cans of spray paint, once that bit was done, I tried stencilling the words onto the board, but you wouldn’t have been able to see them at night, especially those family members who had had a snifter or two!! So I printed address labels, stuck them on the board, and sprayed varnish over them to seal them, before applying a few coats of brushing varnish.

That done I applied the mahogany trim and voila! we are ready to play, now I just have to learn the rules :)

-- If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain - Steven Wright

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#1 posted 03-30-2015 12:09 AM


Now make a table frame to set it in? Nice job!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 03-30-2015 12:27 AM

Thanks Tom, it did go through my mind, but we play in two or three different locations, where the frame would just be in the way, so that saved me a job.

Now I’m finishing off a new set of bunkbed ladders, they have to take the weight of the Mother-in-Law…I’ll leave a screw or two out ha! ha! :)

-- If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain - Steven Wright

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