door bell cover

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Project by skidiot posted 04-08-2018 02:57 AM 601 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi, This is a quarter sawn white oak door bell cover i just made. It is the 1st item I have made from a dead tree my neighbor had taken down and gave to me. It has taken about a year to dry. The stain is General Finishes light brown. The finish is satin poly. I find it quite amazing to go from tree to finished item.

-- skidiot northern illinois

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#1 posted 04-08-2018 11:30 AM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 04-08-2018 11:55 AM

Perfect, i have an ugly plastic one I installed seveal years ago that I have been wanting to replace. Thanks for the inspiration!

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#3 posted 04-09-2018 12:56 PM

Love the finish on this. Will be trying this dye thank you for the tip.

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#4 posted 04-09-2018 03:10 PM

You got that rich color from General Finishes Light Brown? Wow, nice project and a great looking finish.
I dry my own lumber and agree with you, there is something quite satisfying about going from green lumber all the way to a finished piece.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#5 posted 04-09-2018 03:13 PM

much nicer then plastic crap ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 04-09-2018 03:16 PM

looks super a real upgrade.

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#7 posted 04-10-2018 04:15 PM

I really dig QS oak, great work

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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