Got the last coat of finish on the nightstand, and now it’s done! About the finishing process. I sanded everything to 220 and then applied General Finishes Seal-a-Cell. Then I applied three coats of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal (semi gloss...
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Location: Columbia, SC
I'm a marine engineer working for a Oil Rig Supply Ship company in the Gulf of Mexico. I work with very large diesel engines, and perform what some would call "extreme engineering". I love woodworking and have been at it since around 2004. Being young still, I am still developing my tool collection and workshop, but we're getting there!
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With the drawers done, its on to the small things. First, I have made a decision on the pulls. George Nakashima on his “Rose’s Night Stand” after which my project took, uses some sort of natural edge wood block. Not to eng...
The goal today was to get the main drawer finished and to hang the frame an panel door. First, I finished preparing the drawer back, panel, and sanded to 220 for the inside parts. Then on to glue up. But Wait! The drawer face was init...
It was one of those days in the shop… I was sorely tempted to leave today out of this blog, but I have decided on full disclosure. I don’t want to give the impression that this project is perfect, and I will admit that this is the m...