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!
-- Matthew, South Carolina ----- Jesus was a carpenter...
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|added project||Round Walnut Tray||10-25-2015 09:24 PM|
|added project||Walnut Serving Tray||10-22-2015 11:25 AM|
|commented on||Patterned Top Keepsake Box||10-17-2015 04:05 PM|
|added project||Patterned Top Keepsake Box||10-17-2015 01:12 PM|
|commented on||"Woven" Top Walnut Jewelry Box||10-02-2015 01:32 PM|
|added project||"Woven" Top Walnut Jewelry Box||09-29-2015 01:23 AM|
|commented on||Gun cabinet||08-12-2015 12:11 AM|
|commented on||Cherry bowl, the wood, not fruit.||08-06-2015 10:29 PM|
|commented on||USC (South Carolina) candle box||07-26-2015 10:05 PM|
|commented on||Sandstrom 28A Dry Film Lubricant||12-16-2014 09:26 PM|
|replied on||How to charge for finishing materials||12-07-2014 02:34 PM|
|started topic||How to charge for finishing materials||12-06-2014 11:42 PM|
|added project||Nightstand - Nakashima/Krenov Inspired||11-17-2014 12:23 AM|
|added blog entry||Nakashima / Krenov Nightstand #9: Finished||11-16-2014 11:57 PM|
|added blog entry||Nakashima / Krenov Nightstand #8: Base and Finishing Touches Part 1||11-11-2014 12:09 AM|
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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...