Seaside Hutch

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Project by rrdesigns posted 1768 days ago 1356 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second piece of a three piece order for a client wanting to showcase a “Popeye” memorabilia collection. The wood is ash which has been painted with milk paint on the base and finished with a pickling stain on the top and shelves. The ship’s wheels are oak with aged copper accents. The “roof” is galvanized metal which has been etched with a phosphoric acid solution.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#1 posted 1768 days ago

Absolutely UBER COOL!!

It is a shame the hutch was set in a corner. it doesn’t do justice to the other “half” of the ships wheel.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 1768 days ago

Very nice another cool Seaside creation super features great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1768 days ago

Beth, that’s a cool look with the milk paint and pickling stain. Great detail with the Ship’s wheel and the galvanized metal. It all works well together. I’m with lew, too bad it’s in a corner. Great job.

-- John @

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#4 posted 1768 days ago

Nice looking hutch.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 1767 days ago

Great Lookin Hutch

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 1767 days ago

usually don’t go with “painting” wood but this is cool.. well done!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 1766 days ago

Well, I like the desk and hutch by themselves but what really “sells” these pieces for me is Popeye and Bluto! Great job!

-- Mistake? No, that's just an unexpected design opportunity....

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