Bleached Walnut desk

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Blog entry by grosa posted 08-27-2011 03:06 AM 2541 reads 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s how it went.

Detail of the two part base.

Gluing on the bleached corner post.

All the solid wood parts are bleached. The plywood is not bleached, it would be too light.

View of the inside

The two top pieces are the base molding. The two bottom pieces are the top molding.

More bleached components.

Everything on this cart has been bleached.

Next we are finally putting some color on this tree More to come. Thanks for looking.

This is the bleach we used.

Finally done. Thanks for looking.

-- Have a great day.

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#1 posted 08-27-2011 03:43 AM

this is quite the build

very well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 08-27-2011 05:00 AM

Enormous. That is quite the feat..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 08-27-2011 04:06 PM

Impressive project. I look forward to the rest of the story.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 08-27-2011 04:36 PM

WOW,got to see this finished porject.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#5 posted 08-29-2011 01:41 AM

Thanks guys, once the desk is all together we will use a yellow and orange dye to get the case color then put on the stain.

-- Have a great day.

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#6 posted 08-29-2011 01:52 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 08-29-2011 02:59 AM

Looking good as usual. Can’t wait to see the final product.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#8 posted 08-30-2011 02:26 AM

Great work. Meticulous as always.
I’ll be watching for more.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#9 posted 08-30-2011 03:27 AM

Thank you jim.
Thank you Billy, I can’t wait till it’s done.
Thank you Shipwright

-- Have a great day.

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#10 posted 05-07-2013 11:54 PM


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