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Mission San Xavier del Bac Altar Railing Conservation

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Project by Luke Addington posted 10-25-2017 11:05 PM 847 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some photos of the completed conservation work on the east altar railing near the sacristy in Mission San Xavier del Bac. The west railing is in process and should be done soon.

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com





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Rich

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#1 posted 10-25-2017 11:51 PM

Are you involved in the work, Luke? It would be interesting if you could share more details regarding the effort.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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Luke Addington

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#2 posted 10-25-2017 11:59 PM

Hi Rich, yes I have been doing the bulk of the wood conservation work. There is extensive termite (and other) damage throughout the church. We have been going through and stabilizing the original 18th century altar railings.

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com

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#3 posted 10-26-2017 04:46 AM

Great to see you getting recognized for your skills, research, and hard work Luke. They are so lucky to have you.
I’ll be down soon. Maybe I can get a tour.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Rich

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#4 posted 10-26-2017 06:08 AM

That’s impressive work, Luke. I clicked on your URL in your signature and on to your Instagram postings of your work at San Xavier. I never would have guessed that we had someone of your caliber here in town, but I’ll definitely follow along with your postings. Thanks for sharing it.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#5 posted 10-26-2017 03:22 PM

Luke, this is some interesting work. It looks like you are doing a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 10-26-2017 04:09 PM

Awesome project Luke!
And thanks to Rich, for highlighting the website, I would of missed it: http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com
Pretty awesome stuff on the site.

Also check out the Mission Luke is restoring. Amazing.
http://www.sanxaviermission.org/

-- Upgrayedd - spelled thusly, with two Ds, for a double dose of this pimping.

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#7 posted 10-26-2017 06:29 PM

Thanks everyone!

Paul let me know whenever you want a behind the scenes tour ;)

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com

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