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Project by irishcolleen posted 11-13-2008 11:24 PM 1609 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this fireplace surround out of oak and oak ply. Was my first project using so many bevels. The only thing I didn’t like, was the laquer finish that I applied. Laqer was hard to use. Will probably go back to the standby, poly. (until I can get a spray booth!)





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 11-14-2008 12:29 AM

Colleen, this is a nice surround. It has nice simple Craftsman style lines, which is a style that I favor. Nice finish as well and, like you, I tend to favor poly.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 11-15-2008 12:42 PM

Very nice looking fireplace and mantel.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 03-12-2017 12:25 PM

This is a nice looking surround and I love the wood and color. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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