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Project by TaybulSawz posted 12-12-2014 07:13 PM 830 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a Chair for our Annual United Way Auction and it raised $250 for Charity. From that auction another person wanted a full set of chairs for their New Patio. They asked if I could Jazz them up with their Favorite University Logo’s and I said sure. I used Water Slide decals to apply the logos. I use Rustoleum Arylic enamel paint that I add Acrylic enamel Hardener to it. This makes it Hard as Nails and Extremely High Gloss!!! I then apply 6 coats of Acrylic Enamel Clear Coat (Automotive Quality with High UV protection) to encase the logos. The wood is all re-cycled from shipping crates I get from local shipping companies. It’s pre-treated with 1 Part Boiled linseed Oil, 2 parts Mineral Spirits, 1 Part Spar Varnish and allowed to dry for 3 days. I glue and screw the chairs, Tables and foot rests using 5 Min Epoxy and Deck Screws. Chairs, table and foot rests are my own design. A full set of furniture sells for $575. This order generated 3 more!!! Gunna have to quit my job to work on my hobby full Time!!!!

-- Still got all my Fingers!!!





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SuperCubber

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#1 posted 12-13-2014 02:24 AM

Heck of a hobby! Nice job!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#2 posted 12-14-2014 08:11 PM

I like em.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#3 posted 06-25-2015 01:00 PM

bummer on having to quit your job to sustain your hobby
;)

-- Kai SaerPren

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#4 posted 06-25-2015 02:15 PM

These are real beauties and quite practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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