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Western Cedar Planters(Mother's Day Gift)

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Project by buder posted 05-12-2014 02:56 PM 1967 views 12 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some Western Cedar planters made for Mother’s Day(well, they went to my grandmother really).

-- Sean, St. Cloud, FL





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Lanaug

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#1 posted 05-12-2014 03:12 PM

those look really nice. Are those 4×4 posts for the corners? Does the top lift off or is it attached in some way?

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buder

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#2 posted 05-12-2014 03:26 PM

Thanks! The corners are 1×3’s beveled and glued together While it ended up working out well but I would probably just use a solid piece of 3×3(or so) in the future since it would be easier.

The tops are attached with glue and are there to stay. I actually ran an extra piece of trim on the inside that isn’t visible just to give me some extra long grain glue up area.

-- Sean, St. Cloud, FL

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BenoitM

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#3 posted 05-12-2014 03:55 PM

Very nice! what kind of finish did you use?

-- Benoit, Montreal Quebec, http://cavacouper.blogspot.ca/

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buder

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#4 posted 05-12-2014 04:01 PM

benoitM, I just used some spray lacquer since that is what I had on hand Saturday evening. I am interested in seeing how it holds up.

-- Sean, St. Cloud, FL

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