brazilian cherry wainscoting

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Project by mrtrim posted 2485 days ago 3279 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

heres some brazilian cherry wainscoting i did a while back . the wood looks great but its harder than concrete !
it ruined the drivers in my nailguns. and just a tip for anyone who dosent know if the sawdust gets wet it will permanently stain a lot of surfaces especially concrete. this wood also darkens very quickly so if you stack it you should cover the stack if its gonna sit for very long. i learned this the hard way ! it is also quite unstable it likes to twist and warp . but the end result is worth the aggrevation in my opinion the moulding in the boxes is a rabbeted panel molding

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#2 posted 2485 days ago

Man, that is some gorgeous wood. Of course I’m sure the way you put it together has a little to do with it.

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

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#3 posted 2485 days ago

Beautiful work, MrTrim. That must really be some hard wood.

Are you able to replace the “drivers” in your nail guns?

Does anybody know if “dry firing” a nail gun will damage it?

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 2485 days ago

That is some beautiful craftsmanship, & very nice wood.

My son recently helped install about 1800’ of flooring in a home.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 2485 days ago

Great work! Why doesn’t that surprise me?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#7 posted 2485 days ago

Some pretty thoughtful arrangement there! Really nice – and the color of the wood – gorgeous!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#8 posted 2485 days ago

This came out great. What is the finish?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#9 posted 2485 days ago

Looks great!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#10 posted 2485 days ago

you guys post comments that make me very proud of my work however you also post projects that make me very humble. overall i just feel very fortunate to be part of this community. thank you one and all .

tom .. yes you can replace the drivers and im not sure about dry fireing

gizmo .. im not sure what the finish is , these folks hired a pro to come in and finish it after i was done , i dont get to finish a lot of my work.

evry one..thank you for the nice comments

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#11 posted 2484 days ago

Beautiful wood, wonderful craftsmanship! – you are truly an artist – very nice!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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