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Project by Jeffrey Alexander posted 1092 days ago 940 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Ash stained Golden Pecan (Minwax). I tried oak, but kept busting off the tips in the arches, so used ash and found it to be not as brittle to use. Arches cut out using a band saw, and filed until even. No templates used.

Ash is not easy to stain (consistently). Liked the pecan better—golden oak turned out a dull gray.

Glass is a pressed leaf design (special order) located by a local art glass dealer. The bin pulls are authentic Victorian brass from a salvage place north of Indianapolis.

Good project. Will probably build more to showcase more glass.

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."





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#1 posted 1085 days ago

Very nice, I love the handles you used too!

-- Plank says: "If you're a little board, might as well get hammered!"

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