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My 1st Attempt at Greene and Greene Style Furniture #11: Almost there...

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Blog entry by Don posted 01-24-2011 06:00 AM 1904 reads 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 10: No more Plugs! Part 11 of My 1st Attempt at Greene and Greene Style Furniture series Part 12: Working on the Finish »

All that’s left is drawer pulls, the bottom shelfs, and a few more coats of finish. I decicded to stick with a natural finish and I’m glad I did but the tops came out way lighter than the rest of it. I will probobly put some dye on it to help it blend better. Here’s one of the tables with the first coat of finish:

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.



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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 01-24-2011 06:55 AM

It’s looking good Don!

You make me jealous, if I ever get time I have to get a G&G inspired piece made. I am a fan of G&G and have a ton of books on them in my library. I just lack the time to make a piece that is not for a client.

Wonderful work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 01-24-2011 11:52 PM

niice chart for the shapening station nothing is like adding to the shop
but you talked about a piece of funiture you was making

well maybee next time I´m fast enoff

thank´sfor sharing
take care
Dennis

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CaptainSkully

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#3 posted 01-25-2011 04:46 AM

Darrell would be proud. If this is your first attempt, then unfortunately you don’t have much room for improvement. Spectacular! This is one of my favorite blogs of all time, and thanks for all of the assistance via PM.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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Don

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#4 posted 01-25-2011 04:55 AM

Thanks CaptainSkully! And i’m glad I could help.

And if you knew how much Mahogany has gone onto my fireplace over the last few months you might change your stance about my not having much room for improvement. :)

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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mtkate

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#5 posted 01-30-2011 02:49 PM

Hey, I just got wind of your blog. Can’t wait to go back and read it. Looks like you did a wonderful job. Someday I will follow suit!

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slimt

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#6 posted 01-31-2011 03:58 AM

Great job real nice details.

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