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#1 posted 03-23-2011 01:38 AM
Simple? They are very nice and well built.
I noticed the end grain ends are much darker that the field and edges. I suggest you sand the end grain further more with at least two steps of finer grit sandpaper so they won’t be darker than the faces and the edges. Doing so the end grain won’t absord as much stain.
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#2 posted 03-23-2011 01:42 AM
Thanks Serge I’ll try that. I’ve always been disappointed about that.
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#3 posted 03-23-2011 02:09 AM
You need to do that extra sanding before any stain is applied : )Nice looking stools !!
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#4 posted 03-23-2011 02:17 PM
Well done stools.
Thanks for sharing.
BTW: Welcome to Lumberjocks ! Lots of great ideas, info, inspiration, and support here (as many will tell ya – the site is quite addictive).. Enjoy…
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