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Here is my version of a Stickley drink stand. It is constructed out of African Mahogany and finished with spar varnish in a wiping recipe.Now that it’s completed I see that it really needs to be sitting beside a Morris chair. Hmmmmm
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#1 posted 05-14-2011 09:11 PM
nice project, Jeff….how did the wiping varnish recipe go on? What proportions did you use?
-- Allan, Portland, OR
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#2 posted 05-14-2011 09:14 PM
It is spectacular! I absolutely love the dimensions. The mahogany must have been a joy to work with. I usually like massive, hefty, non-delicate pieces but this one is making my change my opinion. I thank you for that.
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
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#3 posted 05-14-2011 11:43 PM
what a beautiful design. Stickley pieces are timeless. You did a wonderful job. Thanks for sharing.
-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge
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#4 posted 05-15-2011 12:42 AM
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#5 posted 05-15-2011 04:07 AM
Looks like it needs a tumbler with three fingers of single-malt scotch sitting on it. Of course, there will be no more woodworking going on after that…
#6 posted 05-15-2011 06:33 AM
Thanks for all the kind comments.Allan the wiping varnish went on really nice but seemed to take forever to dry. I used equal parts McClosky spar varnish, Danish oil and mineral spirits. AtomJack, I thought that very thing.
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