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Just playing around with boxes again. The small one (posted previously) is 16” high, the larger one is 28” high. I think I’m addicted to boxes of any style. Did I say that?.............
-- Just A Girl
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#1 posted 08-14-2011 09:48 PM
Well done.I have yet to make some drawers, and I am really looking forward to it.I am in the process of making a finger joint jig for the table saw.I hope they turn out as nice as yours.
-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada
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#2 posted 08-14-2011 10:18 PM
Those look great. I’m real big into the primitive style stuff. Think I Weill have to steal this idea from you my wife would love some of those? What was your finishing process?
-- Kevin, Davidson, NC
#3 posted 08-14-2011 10:43 PM
Kevin, primitive style is my favorite. It is a style that is very forgiving. I only use a stain, no top coat.
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#4 posted 08-14-2011 10:53 PM
These are so cool …gotta make some soon ..thanks for the inspiration , JAG : )
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#5 posted 08-15-2011 04:56 AM
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#6 posted 08-15-2011 09:43 AM
Well you have latched on to a style here “girl”, I think they are distinctive & should sell well at the local markets, so go make yourself some doshNice job :)))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#7 posted 08-15-2011 03:34 PM
I really like the look of that. What stain? I’ve used a Golden Oak stain that I’ve mixed a little roofing tar with, and it gave this same looking finish. I really like the way it darkens the grain. very nice
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#8 posted 08-15-2011 10:31 PM
Roger, the small box is Minwax Golden Oak (on old barnwood) and the large one is Minwax Provincial on old pine.
#9 posted 08-16-2011 03:56 AM
thnx for the info. it’s funny because just the other day, I almost picked up a can of that Provincial by Minwax. I wound up with an Minwax Early American for a footstool I’ve been workin on, on-n-off for too long now. It’s bout time I “git-er-done” I like the hue the Early American is giving this Maple I used for it. I’ll get pics on here if/when I finally get it done.
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#10 posted 08-17-2011 04:29 AM
Looks great! How long do you let the stain cure before handling or is that an issue?
#11 posted 08-17-2011 11:33 AM
I usually let the stain cure for about 8 hours, that is just my personal preference.
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