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Project by bluemtn posted 08-16-2014 09:39 AM 920 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pine dresser stained with minwax and finished with shellac and paste wax. I made soooo many mistakes on this project I’m surprised it ever came together. Cutting the dados in the side panels for the drawer slides I had the guide slip and ruined at least one set that way (might have been two or three). Then when I finally got one side done correctly I was so overjoyed that I cut the second exactly the same; unfortunately the other side needed to be a mirror of the first so I ended up with two left sides. As you can clearly see I should have cut a small piece to cover the end grain (that sucked up the stain) on the two drawer divider. Live and learn.

-- Jeff, Colorado - sawdust, oh you mean man glitter

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#1 posted 08-16-2014 01:44 PM

Looks good! And that drawer divider, that’s the way you planned it! :)

-- Steve (North Louisiana, near Ruston)

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#2 posted 08-16-2014 07:21 PM

Nice !!The stain really dressed up that pine. Now go get the next project.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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