Took out all the tools, and prepped the chest for some milk paint.
Figured I would snap a pic of my dovetails again before I covered them up.
First coat of paint, Pitch Black
Used a fine mesh scotchbrite pad to smooth it out, wiped down with a damp cloth,waited till it was dry.
Onto Second and third coat, Lexington Green
Only put 1 coat on the back, left the black bleeding through
Bottom also only got green around the borders, figured no real use in another coat on it.
After looking at it, and some discussion with fiance and the fellas over SotS thread, I decided to on some wax/oil over top.
I used Howard’s Feed and Wax, as it was handy.
Pulled out and set on top of my neighbor’s AC condenser for a lighted photo op…
-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->