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Some Western Cedar planters made for Mother’s Day(well, they went to my grandmother really).
-- Sean, St. Cloud, FL
May 12, 2014
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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?
#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.
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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/
#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.
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