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Project by Monkeyshines posted 12-14-2011 12:57 AM 902 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This simple little Christmas gift is made from 100% salvaged & resawn hardwoods. The body is made of cherry with mahogany spline joints and the inset top is made from tulip poplar with a mahogany center strip. The floating base is made of oak and a base coat of boiled linseed was applied and 3 coats of gloss poly to bring out a the richness in these re-purposed pieces of wood.

-- Monkeyshines





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 12-14-2011 02:14 AM

Nice looking box. How long do you let the BLO dry before putting poly on it?

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Monkeyshines

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 03:42 AM

24 hours usually works well for dry time. PS ~ “this old basement” (Love It!)

-- Monkeyshines

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