|Project by Scott||posted 02-04-2016 02:16 AM||918 views||2 times favorited||10 comments|
This is my first major wood working project. The wife wanted a new dresser so i told her I’d build her one. It took me about twice as long as I thought it would. I didn’t follow any plans, which made it a lot harder. It is solid cherry with plywood drawers. With the help of some fellow lumberjacks, I decided to use 2 coats of BLO. Let it dry for about a week. Quick wipe with mineral spirits to remove any excess oil. Then I sprayed 3 coats of minwax polycrylic with the purple $10 HF HVLP. HF has redesigned this gun and it is actually a “low pressure” gun unlike the previous models. My “shop” is a 1 car garage so space is extremely limited. I live in central NY so I couldn’t spray outside. I decided to build a spray booth in my garage using $4 worth of Dollar Store drop clothes and a 8’x8’ pop up tent. I had to push all my equipment to one side and managed to have enough room.