Four Poster Bed Finials Come off Shop Made Lathe Duplicator

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Project by Sawdustonmyshoulder posted 05-26-2015 11:19 PM 1715 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was tasked to make four finials for an antique four poster bed and match the stain on the bed. I have a shop made lathe duplicator that I have blogged about on Lumberjocks. The finials are made from African Mahogany and finished with General Finishes Rich Mahogany Wiping Stain and clear coated with lacquer from a spray can. This is the first time I have used spray lacquer and I’m well pleased with the results.

Here is the link to the duplicator blog.

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#1 posted 05-27-2015 06:47 AM

Looks great.


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#2 posted 05-27-2015 09:28 AM

Beautiful . I have had a lathe for about 2 years now and just starting to do a little turning, its for sure not as easy as using a metal lathe.

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#3 posted 05-27-2015 04:23 PM

Awesome, looks great! And I just checked out your blog on the duplicator. Fantastic stuff. Thanks for sharing!

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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