Walnut hall tree

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Project by Vest posted 12-24-2014 04:37 PM 717 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hall tree I built for my wife. It started as walnut logs back in the spring. Had them milled. Then I kiln dried them, planed, drum sanded, and joined the boards. It is all mortise and tennon joints with cast iron hardware.I used Minwax special walnut stain and the Minwax polyurethane 3 coats. Have around 80 hours in it total. She has waited for 4 years for this. Today she finally got it. Thank God i am married to a very patient woman.

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#1 posted 12-24-2014 04:59 PM

Very nice project. Beautiful execution. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#2 posted 12-24-2014 05:11 PM

Beautiful job. I really like the classic styling. May I ask what was the source for the cast iron hardware?

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works

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#3 posted 12-24-2014 05:14 PM

The cast iron hardware was all ordered off eBay. Thanks for the compliments .

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