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Honey locust bench. #3: First epoxy glaze coat.

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Blog entry by mchapman87 posted 04-03-2017 06:46 PM 646 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Slow progress is still progress nonetheless. Part 3 of Honey locust bench. series Part 4: Honey locust bench is finally complete, but as a table. »

So Saturday afternoon once I had gotten home from work I decided to go ahead and put my first glaze coat on my bench top/seat. I didn’t measure the approximate square footage of my piece and just guessed at how much epoxy to mix up. I did 6oz of Famowood Glaze coat, and poured it along my surface. Using a bondo spatula that I modified to have a corrugated edge, I was able to spread the epoxy out without pushing too much around at once. The teeth of the spatula I made really helped in doing so. For my first time using an epoxy top coat, it didn’t turn out too terrible. I had some low spots and spots that seemed to just suck up the epoxy, so a second coat was needed. I’m hoping to get epoxy on the legs tonight, but my daughter has the Flu again so we will see…

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes!



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#1 posted 04-03-2017 10:33 PM

That looks fantastic. That honey locust is really beautiful. Guaranteed, you will get no complaints about that bench.

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