distressed painted hutch

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Project by rentman posted 04-21-2007 02:15 PM 3167 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its a lot of work to make somthing look old,but fun.I got this from A book by Glenn Huey he’s awsome I have every book video and dvd he ever did.I had a lot of fun making this.

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#1 posted 04-21-2007 03:36 PM

Nice Hutch you made. Great finish, looks like it is quite old.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Phil Brown

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#2 posted 04-21-2007 03:53 PM

Niece piece. All your projects are beautiful and inspiring.

Your desire do work in wood fulltime(from your profile) I understand having been doing it for the last 17 months. Should you choose to “jump” as I did, have a well thought out plan, and dont be dissuaded from your path as I was. It took me a whole year before I made up my mind to do a custom casket, the direction I had been prompted to go in but was discouraged from by “the system” to get funds for startup. Fortunately before my business grant money ran out I was able to to make a casket for my dear friend. The last 2 days I’ve been back in a semi at night and can only get in the workshop 2 maybe 4 hours a day.

Stick to your guns Phil. Your work is great.

-- Phil Brown, Ontario

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#3 posted 04-21-2007 03:54 PM

Very nice work again Phil. Great color. Many of my pieces looked unintentionaly distressed. ; )

Are any of these for commision or do you keep it all?

Second question: Will you post shop photos? It does not look like a huge place. . I am inspired by what you accomplish.


-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#4 posted 04-22-2007 05:57 AM

Beautiful stuff as always Phil. How on earth do you keep pumping out so many pieces at this level of quality. So diverse too. Thnaks for letting us see it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#5 posted 04-22-2007 07:20 AM

Great work rentman, as usual. Man you’re really putting out the work, good for you. jockmike

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

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#6 posted 04-24-2007 04:36 AM

It looks greatly distressed. I’m not one that sees the point, but many like a new piece that looks 100 years old. Personally I’d like a new piece and have it last 100+ years so the markings would have a story behind them. Nice work!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 10-06-2008 01:46 AM

Thats a nice looking hutch! you do really good work.

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