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Craftsman Doorbell Cover 2

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Project by Douglas posted 08-11-2014 05:23 PM 1350 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Craftsman doorbell cover, but this time made for a customer. They found my previous build on my blog, and wanted one for their home. It was a lot of fun going back and re-working a previous piece. This came out better, of course, as I learned better ways to approach it, and my skills have improved.

Quater-sawn red oak, tint dye, amber shellac, and then dark paste wax.

I blogged about this build on my site here.

Thanks,

—Douglas

-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com





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Matt

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#1 posted 08-11-2014 05:50 PM

nice! i like that! great idea.

-- I do this for fun.

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ScottM

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#2 posted 08-11-2014 06:00 PM

I think I may have my next project… Looks great.

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#3 posted 08-11-2014 08:46 PM

Simple but very classy! I definitely like this.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 08-12-2014 12:01 AM

Very nice—love the A&C look to it!

-- Dean

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#5 posted 08-12-2014 08:53 PM

Wow you totally nailed the grain matching – sweet!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 08-14-2014 02:53 AM

Stylin man. I need to make one of those para mi casa.

-- Red-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#7 posted 08-18-2014 02:16 PM

Nice! How do you mount it to the wall?

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#8 posted 08-18-2014 03:29 PM

Just hand it on a nail or screw. I put a little notch on the underside of the top for that.

-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com

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