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Project by CaptainAhab posted 10-02-2010 02:13 PM 2041 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid Black Cherry sink and counter top. Yes, I mean solid cherry! 100% epoxy coated for water proofing. Leaded glass Entertainment center in Walnut and Alder.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-02-2010 02:17 PM

These have all been nicely done. I love the leaded glass doors.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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cranesgonewild

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#2 posted 10-02-2010 02:21 PM

Nice, strong counter top. This is what I wanted for the cottage. I wasn`t thinking of a wooden sink, but I am now. How many coats of epoxy do you use?

-- I'm a Fungi --

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Leroy5

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#3 posted 10-02-2010 02:32 PM

They all look great. Good luck on the sink! It is beautiful, but the expansion and contraction of the wood will make keeping a surface coating on it very difficult. Sealing up the underside should greatly reduce it, though. Watch it like a hawk for cracks in the finish and seal them up before water gets in them.
I really like your entertainment center.

-- Leroy

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CaptainAhab

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#4 posted 10-02-2010 02:45 PM

LOL, half the point of epoxy coating is to freeze the movement. Yes, all of my work gets underside coatings. This sink has 3 coats of epoxy; every surface. BTW, even though epoxy completely seals moisture in and out, if for some extreme tempature reason the wood happens to move some, epoxy moves with it without failing. Boat builders plan and build for the most extreme environment, and they depend on epoxy.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 10-02-2010 03:27 PM

Beautiful work. I really love the concept of the wood sink.

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

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Manitario

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#6 posted 10-02-2010 04:09 PM

Great work! The wooden sink is unique and beautiful

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Abbott

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#7 posted 10-02-2010 04:13 PM

That is really something, great post.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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BTKS

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#8 posted 10-02-2010 05:23 PM

They’ve all said it but I second their opinions.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 10-02-2010 05:57 PM

Gorgeous builds, amazing sink idea and the TV stand is Amazing. I love the glass windows, just beautiful.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Pawky

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#10 posted 10-02-2010 07:49 PM

That sink is simply beautiful. Very well done :)

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Div

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 08:10 PM

Like the sink Dave! I also built a solid wood sink sometime ago.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 10-02-2010 09:02 PM

niiice things as usual I presume :-)

I like the build in sink, a blog about how to make
and what to look out for and not do wood be great

as a newbie its always great to see new tecnics so we know a little
if we ever want to try ourself

have a great weekend
Dennis

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sras

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#13 posted 10-04-2010 02:02 AM

Beautiful projects! Nice idea on the sink – I like it.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 11-25-2010 04:10 PM

Very nicely done! That is a really cool project.
Thanks for sharing!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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LouJC

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#15 posted 04-26-2011 04:37 PM

LOL – How many times have we been told ’ wood can’t be used for a counter top let alone a sink ’ , well Cap. I think we have proved them all wrong. I did my first sink about 15 years ago and it has never cracked or leaked, it’s all in selecting the right wood and sealing it right, comon sence.
Anyway, Thanks for helping me proove them wrong and YOU done a great job on ALL your works.

-- Lou - Maine

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