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Gift for my wife last Christmas.All QSWO
Slightly adjusted plans from Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture by Bob Lang
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#1 posted 02-07-2008 02:43 AM
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 02-07-2008 02:47 AM
I like it!! Gotta love QSWO
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#3 posted 02-07-2008 02:50 AM
A very nice plant stand. I use quarter sawn oak a lot….
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#4 posted 02-07-2008 03:00 AM
Very nice. My favorite book. Can you write about the finish?
-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne
#5 posted 02-07-2008 03:11 AM
Thanks for the warm welcome and comments.
The finish on the plant stand was as follows.
Apply water based dye to set a base color. Lightly sand.
Apply 1 coat of clear shellac. Rub down with steel wool.
Apply walnut gel stain. Wipe off excess.
3 coats of clear shellac, rubbing with steel wool after each layer.
Apply brown Briwax and rub it out.
Really brings out the figure in QSWO.
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#6 posted 02-07-2008 03:15 AM
I think quartersawn oak is one of God’s greatest creations, and you’ve done a marvelous job of showcasing it. Very, Very nice!
-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC
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#7 posted 02-07-2008 03:56 AM
Another nice piece ( – that I plan on steailing!) very nice, i’m betting your a hero in your house!
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
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#8 posted 02-07-2008 04:18 AM
Very well done, again great color on both pieces.
-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)
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#9 posted 02-07-2008 04:22 AM
That is very nice!
-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"
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#10 posted 02-07-2008 04:23 AM
This is a nice project Greg. I am a fan of arts and crafts furniture.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#11 posted 02-07-2008 10:30 AM
Beautiful and functional – well done.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#12 posted 02-07-2008 11:59 PM
Great Job, nice furniture. mike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#13 posted 02-08-2008 01:14 AM
Thanks fellow Lumberjocks.
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