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Project by t. rector posted 1278 days ago 988 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this oak stand with 3/4 Oak Ply sides and two bottom shelves. Top is solid 3/4 handworked flat with eased corners. Face frame made with pocket screws and attached to the front with biscuit’s every 6”. About 7 coats of poly, 400 grit after each coat

-- I often wonder "how did I get this lucky?"..t rec





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wb8nbs

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#1 posted 1277 days ago

That ought to be bulletproof with that much varnish. What did you do to get the grain to darken so much?

-- The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.

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t. rector

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#2 posted 1277 days ago

2 coats of minwax red mahogany #225 wipe on stain, took a saturated rag and buffed on, wait 5 min. and wipe off with a clean one and repeat

-- I often wonder "how did I get this lucky?"..t rec

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 1277 days ago

Nice looking stand.

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dorran

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#4 posted 1277 days ago

Looks solid and well built.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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t. rector

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#5 posted 1277 days ago

it is pretty solid, i worked the rear about a 1/16th short than the front and installed a set of casters in the rear. fully loaded with some tools I was able to move it with easy, the lady I made it for loved it, I get to build her a kitchen island and coffee table in the same style this spring, should be good times…

-- I often wonder "how did I get this lucky?"..t rec

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