DVD/CD Cabinet My first attemp ebonizing

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Project by woodman88 posted 02-23-2012 11:17 PM 2392 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made a few of these. Just finished one made out of poplar that the customer wanted painted black which I hate to paint wood. After finishing it I thought I would try one out of red oak and ebonize it. I sprayed Solar lux jet black dye with india ink and topcoated with 3 coats of Laquer

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 12:24 AM

That looks really good, I hate to paint wood as well, it takes so much character and covers it up.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 12:33 AM

Cool cabinet that India ink did the trick. has a very rich look.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 03:47 AM

Great looking cabinet!

I have been asked to build a changing table to match an ebonized crib. I would love to know more on the technique you used. Its positively beautifull.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#4 posted 02-24-2012 10:49 PM

That’s a nice look, might have to try that. I just finished a TV stand and painted it black but the look you have there is much better.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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