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Project by jerryo posted 03-19-2012 02:07 AM 1138 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a pine chest I made for my daughter. Lined it with ceader.





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 01:36 PM

great looking chest.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 02:12 PM

Nice chest Jerry. Like the finish on the pine which can be tricky at times.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 02:31 PM

Agreed, very nice. What is the finish? Tung oil?

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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#4 posted 03-19-2012 09:22 PM

Beautiful chest, your daughter is very lucky.

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

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#5 posted 03-19-2012 09:58 PM

Great project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 03-20-2012 02:28 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Moose, I used minwax antique walnut polyshades. I have used polyshades on 2 projects and the color is no where close to the advertised samples. Much lighter than advertised. jerry

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#7 posted 03-20-2012 03:03 PM

Very nice work Jerry I know your daughter has to love it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 03-21-2012 03:34 AM

How did you find the polyshades to work with? I’ve heard both good and bad reports….

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#9 posted 03-21-2012 05:17 AM

Caydel, I found the polyshades not to be true to the sample on display.
i finished an end table with bombay mahogany on white oak and the color wasn’t even close.
much lighter than advertised. same result when using antique walnut on the pine chest. the color didn’t darken with more coats either. maybe the polyurethane seals it?
i wouldn’t use it again.

jerry

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#10 posted 03-21-2012 04:05 PM

It looks real nice and I’m sure that your daughter must love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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