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Project by Popintraining posted 12-01-2007 04:13 AM 1925 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank goodness, I did not have to stain this!
We built this room out of low grade cherry and red birch plywood. The two different types of racking were kind of tedious, but once the jigs were set up it wasn’t too bad. The worst part about this job, it was about 75 miles north of our shop and after about 3 weeks building in the shop and another 2 weeks installing. We were ready to move on! It was for one of those home builders, I think he said he had about 8 Mexicans do the finishing and they were in and out in 2 days. I’m kind of scared to go back!

-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down http://georgiacustom.com





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Chip

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#1 posted 12-01-2007 04:22 AM

All I can say is Wow, terrific work. Did this customer have a better attitude than the bar customer (I hope)? Beautiful stuff. Let us know how the staining went.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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mot

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#2 posted 12-01-2007 04:26 AM

Wow!...looks like a big undertaking! Staining it would be a great undertaking for sure! I hope they didn’t stain it the way Mr. Bean paints his apartment!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 12-01-2007 04:52 AM

THAT looks like a lot of work. Great job. A good contract.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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gizmodyne

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#4 posted 12-01-2007 05:04 AM

Amazing. I am in awe of tight architectural millwork.

Do you sand or prep these for staining when it is a deal like this?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 12-01-2007 06:22 AM

This is really nice!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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RAH

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#6 posted 12-01-2007 07:07 AM

I’m excited when I can get a picture frame square, this is great. Do you draw up your own plans also and do you work alone on projects like this?

-- Ron Central, CA

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 12-01-2007 04:40 PM

Wow, that is simply amazing!

Now I think 5 coats of wipe-on poly should do the trick. :-)

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

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bryano

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#8 posted 12-01-2007 05:46 PM

Holy cow!!! That looks amazing.

-- bryano

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rikkor

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#9 posted 12-01-2007 06:28 PM

That’s terriffic. Mind if I ask you a few questions by email?

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 12-02-2007 07:56 AM

Wow, that is absolutely great looking. It’s always amazing to see how the rich live, I can only imagine what the rest of the house must look like. Nice contract.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 12-04-2007 05:55 AM

Very impressive. Now all you have to do is fill it up with good Aussie wine!.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Mark A. DeCou

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#12 posted 12-13-2007 11:13 AM

Great project. What a piece of art.

Grumpy: Is that an oxymoron? Just poking fun at you.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Dan Hux

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#13 posted 05-21-2009 03:35 AM

man..that is really nice…I’d love to afford a house with that kinda work in it..really nice…congrats..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 05-21-2009 03:41 AM

WOW WOW and WOW I’ve been on Jobs like that I mean long not that giant. Great work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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