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Project by Dchip posted 01-23-2012 09:35 PM 1490 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a matching piece to my last project. Same distressed paint look, I think going a little less on the sanding made for a better overall look. Using poplar and paint-grade ply-wood definitely cuts down on material costs, though it may not classify as fine woodworking. Still a very valuable learning experience, and as one of the bigger projects I’ve made, it definitely pushed the limits of my current shop. A special nod to my girlfriend, who helped with the painting and graciously tolerated a plastic covered living room for a couple of days.

-- Dan Chiappetta, NYC, http://www.9x7woodworks.com





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#1 posted 01-23-2012 09:51 PM

a great looking sideboard

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-23-2012 10:14 PM

I like it and I love the color.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#3 posted 01-24-2012 02:48 AM

I think it looks great. You say that it is not “fine woodworking” because it is painted in a distressed style but, I see a very nice and well crafted top with pegged breadboard ends. The painting technique looks very nice also.

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