Maple Rad Heater Cover 3

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Project by Mark posted 1293 days ago 1266 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Third and final rad cover for my client and in that case I really had this project perfected. I did. But the difference between this one and the other two was the colour stain involved. And with that being said I almost had it homeward bound. Then when my client arrived to take it home, she was kinda iffey about the colour being a little too light so, with that being said I wound up resanding and restaining it. The pictures posted are from before refinishing it with its first stain.

Okay I just updated the pics and the final four pics are the cover restained and finished. I am very happy that she liked it as well as the stain matching process. I bought a few different stains but the one I bought first which I had my mindset on was the right one. You can see the trimwork above it that it matches to. The final three updated pics are pics of it in her home and the last pic is the heater it covers. It looks great! And shes happy meaning I’m happy. I’ll build anything for her anytime!

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#1 posted 1293 days ago

nice work

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#2 posted 1293 days ago

Great job Mark, I hope that will bring you more clients .

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#3 posted 1293 days ago

lookin good from here!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 1293 days ago

your doing some really good work mark …glad you made a good customer…yep..keep her happy and you willl be happy…as she will give you more work down the road…great job…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 1293 days ago

Might be getting boring to make them.

It’s NOT getting boring to look at them, though :-)

-- -- Neil

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 1292 days ago

These have all been a treat to look at. You have really turned a mundane item into a work of art. This one is also beautiful, as the others before it. I really enjoyed seeing these.

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 1292 days ago

thx gang, I wouldnt mind making more of these to keep me busy but I’m anxious to get working on her next project in mind. She has me building a dutch gate for her backyard and I can’t wait to get working on designing it.

thx again everyone for the support!

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#8 posted 1292 days ago

Nice work, hate when that happens. What the white stuff on the ground? LOL Nice work really.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 1292 days ago

Nice looking cover.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1291 days ago

Hi Mark,

You are the go to rad cover guy, you have done a perfect job on these covers.

Looking forward to the dutch gate.

Thanks for sharing Mark.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#11 posted 1291 days ago

thx everyone…if i could start a business for rad heaters i would lol

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#12 posted 1107 days ago

Love it . Just what I like. The more bits the better…. What a neat idea.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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