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Project by rcflyer23 posted 06-22-2010 06:03 PM 1858 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project took me forever to finish up. I have had the carcass built for several months but doing other projects and life getting in the way I just kind of set it aside. Well last week I decided it needed to go out of my shop so I finished it up. My wife is super happy with it and that makes it all worth it.

It is built using multiple joinery methods. The back is Ship lapped, the doors top and bottom rails are half lapped with the stiles and the rails infront of the shelves are attached with kreg pocket holes. We originally were going to use punched tin on it but decided to go with the chicken wire instead. I am very happy with the way the final product looks. The paint is Milk Paint Sea Green, and the inside is Milk Paint as well in Oyster White.

I am really happy with the milk paint. I really didn’t think I was going to like it but after getting it applied and adding the clear coat over it I am extremely happy. I will be using it again in the future.

The top is stained with a Dark Walnut Stain.

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-22-2010 06:13 PM

Nice work Kevin looks super.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rhybeka

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#2 posted 06-22-2010 06:48 PM

awesome Kevin! I think I’m going to borrow your idea for my cowpoke/southwestern bathroom!

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades

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makedust

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#3 posted 06-22-2010 06:50 PM

Looks great Kevin…Nice work…the milk paint is perfect on this piece.

-- "Happiness is creating dust"

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~Julie~

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#4 posted 06-22-2010 07:02 PM

Hi Kevin
That’s a nice cupboard.
Is the milk paint actually a blue colour, as it looks on my computer?
Could you tell me the company that makes the milk paint?

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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rcflyer23

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#5 posted 06-22-2010 07:15 PM

Thanks everyone…. Rhybeka go for it, they make an awesome storage cabinet.

Julie the color is called Sea Green and yes in certain light it does look blue, it’s a pretty cool color as it can look blue in some light and green from a different angle. It’s from a company called The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company. I just posted a blog about it over at http://groverwoodworks.blogspot.com. Their website is http://www.milkpaint.com

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 06-22-2010 07:26 PM

Cool project and nice color as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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hydromod

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#7 posted 06-22-2010 07:47 PM

I’m very pleased with the milk paint too and that’s my favorite milk paint color.

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#8 posted 06-22-2010 08:11 PM

Very nice…great anitque look.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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canadianchips

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#9 posted 06-23-2010 05:44 AM

I like it. My wife really likes it, now I am to make her one. Thanks for another “To Do Item” on the honey do list. (chuckle).
Thanks for the milk paint address. I haven’t used it myself but we are seeing a lot of it at the rustic furniture places .

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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rcflyer23

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#10 posted 06-23-2010 02:39 PM

@canadianchips glad I could be the reason for a new project. I have had those occasionally and don’t mind them if it gets me in the shop. :)

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 06-25-2010 03:13 AM

Nice cupboard.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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