While gloating in earlier blogs about my recent lumber scores, I failed to equally look out for secondary lumber!! I know there may be some that are laughing uncontrollably, saying “HA, all that walnut/curly maple, beeswing aniegre/purpleheart, and he can’t make drawers???” I know, me too!! I went through my ENTIRE scrap pile, and I may be able to make one drawer until next payday. See, I bought my mom her Christmas present Friday, so poplar wasn’t in the budget! The truth is, I got her a laptop, so she won’t cuss the evening news everytime they say “For more on this story, please log on to www.abc13.com”. Anyway, here is my current project, in process. Enjoy!!!
I do have a question. Should I apply the Danish Oil to the interior of the case to match the outside? Does anyone have experience applying shellac to walnut with Danish oil applied? I really want to finish this in shellac. Thanks for any help you may offer!!!
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-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX