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Solid Walnut Prayer Kneeler

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Project by dakremer posted 09-23-2018 06:03 PM 599 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a prayer kneeler I made for our church auction! Made of solid walnut. Finished with Deft spray lacquer. Mix of traditional and modern joinery. A combination of power and hand tools!

Thanks to those who helped me make a decision on what to use for a finish – it was a bit of a rush job – but it came out beautiful. The finish is glass smooth!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!





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cracknpop

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#1 posted 09-23-2018 06:45 PM

Looks like it turned out very nice. Great job!

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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Woodknack

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#2 posted 09-23-2018 07:24 PM

Nice work on the kneeler

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Andre

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#3 posted 09-23-2018 07:49 PM

Looks real good, glad the finish works for you, just curious, design looks like it may be top heavy, perhaps tippy unless kneeling pad down?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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dakremer

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#4 posted 09-23-2018 08:13 PM



Looks real good, glad the finish works for you, just curious, design looks like it may be top heavy, perhaps tippy unless kneeling pad down?

- Andre

Its a compact design. These are meant to be in someone’s bedroom (or living room), pushed up against the wall and out of the way when not in use. When ready to be used, the kneeler can be folded down. Its actually quite sturdy even with the kneeler folded up. I probably wouldn’t want it on a shag carpet or something like that though.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 09-23-2018 09:14 PM

Nice work on the kneeler. The walnut makes it look rich!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 09-23-2018 11:52 PM

GREAT JOB :<))

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

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 09-24-2018 12:35 AM

That’s a really nice project!
That walnut is just awesome.

Now you needs some wings, for a wing …..

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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tyvekboy

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#8 posted 09-24-2018 02:41 AM

Nice work.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 09-24-2018 03:57 PM

Gorgeous!

We all need more prayer for us and the world

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Rich

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#10 posted 09-24-2018 04:02 PM

And there it is… A well-deserved Daily Top 3. Congratulations!

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

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PPK

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#11 posted 09-24-2018 04:31 PM

Glad the lacquer worked out well! Nice job. I’m actually helping my cousin build a kneeler almost exactly the same as this. Hope his turns out as well as yours!

Keep on turning out that good work!

-- Pete

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PPK

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#12 posted 09-24-2018 04:31 PM



Gorgeous!

We all need more prayer for us and the world

- ralbuck

Amen.

-- Pete

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AlanJ44

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#13 posted 09-24-2018 05:47 PM

Good work, glad to see a non-white knee pad! Don’t need anybody getting nailed with the old baby powder on the tux knees trick!

-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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dakremer

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#14 posted 09-24-2018 09:27 PM



Good work, glad to see a non-white knee pad! Don t need anybody getting nailed with the old baby powder on the tux knees trick!

- AlanJ44

haha! I’ve never heard of that prank before :) :)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#15 posted 09-25-2018 12:13 AM

Nice job. It’s a good looking kneeler.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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