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my sitters. thing #2. step stool with forked beam. day five

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Blog entry by Sergeich posted 01-16-2014 06:47 PM 816 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Done

The connections turned out not so good. So I desided to improve them with selfmade filler. I made it from birch sawdust and pva. The connections became better. But the filler became very noticable espetially after covering by leenseed oil.

Sanding did not help much because the filler penetrated deep into wood. I am little bit disappointed because I was going to post this step stool as a project. But now I hesitate.
Tomorrow I cover the stool with liquid wax but from my experience it will not change its appearance (may be I am a poet?)



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yuridichesky

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#1 posted 01-16-2014 08:06 PM

C’mon, the result of our labour is not just piece of furniture/tool/jig/etc. We’re here to learn and to share.

The step stool is turning out quite nice, so don’t be a snob :-)

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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Sergeich

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#2 posted 01-17-2014 06:28 AM

Ok, Yuri. I did it. Thank you for encouragement!

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Kaleb the Swede

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#3 posted 01-17-2014 01:08 PM

Great Job Sergeich! We all make me mistakes, me more than anyone, but you made a fine piece there. Great work

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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CFrye

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 03:42 PM

Sergeich was the original problem with the stretcher structural or cosmetic (appearance)? Even with the patch showing it is a wonderful piece of work.

-- God bless, Candy

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