Blue what do mean blue stain?

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Project by Walt M. posted 10-15-2010 01:56 AM 1698 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter is an art major and exposed to a lot more than mainline woodworking. So when she wanted me to build her a sewing table I said sure. But when she wanted to stain it blue something that I was not a custom to I wasn’t to sure.
But with the help of Charles Neil Blotch Control I gave it a go. Acually I like it now.

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#1 posted 10-15-2010 01:59 AM

cool colour!

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

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 03:55 AM

I like the blue. I have a project in mind that I may want to try this with.

Great desk, by the way!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 04:04 AM

Nice job Walt,The blue looks great and you know everyone needs a little color in there life.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 05:25 AM

Blue? I can go with blue… nice… some folk may have chuckled when I did a shaker table in yellow... Why not put a little color in our woodworking? Nice sewing table, too.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 10-15-2010 05:36 AM

pretty cool… cool blue that is :)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 01:00 PM

Hi Walt,

Very nice job. I like the color too.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 10-16-2010 02:57 AM

I went thru the same thing when I built an entertainment center for my step daughter. It is in my projects if you care to look. Good looking sewing cabinet. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 10-16-2010 04:31 PM

When I read blue, I thought ewww. lol After viewing the project though I see it really works and looks great. I like the style of the table too. How did you line up and attach the drawer faces? I’m making 2 face frame 3 drawer cabinet for craft supplies. I want to have 1/4 or 1/2” spacing around each drawer face.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Walt M.

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#9 posted 10-16-2010 07:17 PM

Thanks everyone.

Vicki- I used a spacer !/8” and double stick tape to set the alignment and all It was probably the one thing that took me a while to figure out and get it right.

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#10 posted 10-17-2010 04:37 AM

Thanks Walt. I appreciate it.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#11 posted 07-18-2011 03:36 PM

Nice looking sewing cabinet.

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