Pine Buffet

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Project by dshute posted 1284 days ago 1179 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was hired by a client to build a buffet for her dinning room in an old country home. Her other furnishings are all pine so I purchased some mature eastern white pine to do the job. As you can see in one of the pics the boards were very wide, ranging from 14” to 24”. The boards in the picture are on my workbench which has a 36” top and is a foot narrower than the two boards on top of it. I didn’t take many pics of the progress and no it was not my idea to stain it, I had to match the dinning room table in color. Though I don’t work with pine often it was a real pleasure building this. The finish I used over the stain is Waterlox original, one of my favorite finishes for a variety of reasons. I believe 5 coats were used and then rubbed out to settle out the sheen some.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#1 posted 1283 days ago

Nicely accomplished! I like the double-paneled door.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 1283 days ago

This is beautiful and what a wonderful job that you did on it.

-- 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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#3 posted 1283 days ago

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1283 days ago

Thank you for the welcome to Lumberjocks. This looks like the place to be to learn and share. Also, thank you for the kind comments, I will be working to improve my skill on each new project I do.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#5 posted 1283 days ago

You certainly turned that pine into a first-class cabinet. Nice workmanship. Thanks for posting and welcome to LumberJocks.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 1282 days ago

I love it! It is a beautiful piece of work. Hope the client is happy, but I’m sure she will be.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#7 posted 1231 days ago

Beautiful Buffet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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