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Project by chippewafalls posted 04-08-2017 11:52 AM 1231 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5 years ago a client removed a tree from their parents farm and had cut into boards. After 2 years of air drying I was able to begin work on completing their bed frame. Retiring, relocated, getting settled and constructing a new shop, I was then able to get back to completing their bedroom suite. Wanting a specific look and working around the bark and sap wood I was able to complete recently. Was a fun project and enjoyed working closely with the client on the design. Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 04-08-2017 01:50 PM

That’s beautiful. It has a real arts ad craft look to it.

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#2 posted 04-08-2017 01:54 PM

That is absolutely awesome.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#3 posted 04-08-2017 02:01 PM

thouse are beautiful pieces

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#4 posted 04-08-2017 03:44 PM

Beautiful work !

Klaus

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#5 posted 04-08-2017 05:13 PM

Nice work. Nice wood.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#6 posted 04-08-2017 05:25 PM

Great job! (And my friends and family laugh at me when I say the two Black Walnut trees in my backyard are my retirement project.) Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 04-08-2017 09:59 PM

That is very nice work. Walnut is great to work with. What did you finish it with? Looks nice.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#8 posted 04-09-2017 11:37 AM

Thank You for the all the comments. Dsute, First, 3 coats of sanding sealer, after a day of drying applied a thick coat of Enduro-Var Water Based Polyurethane Varnish(General Finish product), lightly sanded with 400 grit, applied 2 more thinner coats of Varnish and rubbed out any rough surfaces with a 800 grit wet/dry sandpaper.
Leafherder, their are some very nice pieces of furniture hidden in those trees in your rear yard.
Thanks to everyone for looking.

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