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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 864 days ago

great looking chest.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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RogerM

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#2 posted 864 days ago

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 864 days ago

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

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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#4 posted 863 days ago

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 863 days ago

Great project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 863 days ago

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 862 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 862 days ago

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

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#9 posted 862 days ago

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 861 days ago

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

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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