A Curly Maple Bedside Table

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Project by dan mosheim posted 12-27-2008 08:38 PM 1665 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted this project while it was in process a couple of weeks ago, and now it’s finished. Check it out here and on my blog if you have a minute … Happy New Year … dan

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 12-27-2008 09:03 PM

WOW! That is a beautiful piece of craftmanship. Congradulations, I’m impressed.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#2 posted 12-27-2008 09:05 PM

A great piece of furniture. Nice job on the finish. How did you protect the inlays?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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dan mosheim

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#3 posted 12-27-2008 10:34 PM

Hi Karson, e put a couple coats of clear shellac on the inlays with an artist brush and sanded them lightly before we put the water stain on. We don’t give the water stain a lot of time to sit on the surface before we wipe it off …. Then we top coat, gel stain and finish coat as described in the post shown below , without the distressing …

-- dan,vermont,

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#4 posted 12-27-2008 11:34 PM

Really came out nice, Dan. That little fox is the kicker. Great color and finish.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 12-28-2008 01:41 AM

Great work as always, Dan!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 12-29-2008 04:21 AM

Very nice

-- Robert in middle TN

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#7 posted 12-30-2008 03:15 AM

Very nice execution. Inlays are cool too!


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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