Cedar Boxes

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Blog entry by RussellAP posted 10-12-2012 07:18 PM 1224 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This will be a delivery and mailbox in one piece of furniture.

The boxes got the first application of Watco Danish Oil.

I like to do about three applications.

Love that lid.

Most of the panels you see here are cedar fencing. It works really nice.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#1 posted 10-12-2012 08:56 PM

Those look great.

-- Joel

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#2 posted 10-12-2012 11:03 PM

great looking boxes.i used watco danish oil on a guitar stand i built the other day.i’m starting to like using you put anything on top of the danish oil or leave it as is?

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 10-12-2012 11:11 PM

I either wax it or spar it. Depends on where it’s going to be. This one will be spar because it gets wet.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#4 posted 10-13-2012 01:51 AM

Cedar fence pickets never looked so good!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 10-13-2012 12:45 PM

Looks great, danish oil makes the grain pop,

-- Doyle, OHIO

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#6 posted 10-13-2012 10:42 PM

Great work! Those are sharp looking..I love Cedar, and the fact you left the knots and sapwood..rustic. The Danish Oil really brings out the grain…


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#7 posted 10-13-2012 11:04 PM

Looks like your having lots of fun,nice work Russ.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 10-14-2012 12:03 AM

Good looking boxes, thanks for sharing your proj

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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