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small shelf for my sons nursery

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Project by Mike Gager posted 618 days ago 678 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a little shelf i made for my sons nursery. it is 16×17. the shelf is made from poplar with a custom blended danish oil and red oak stain mix with wipe on poly and the lion is made from maple and red cumaru with danish oil and clear poly





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vipond33

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#1 posted 617 days ago

That’s a mighty nice lion. It reminds me of the one from Telletubbies. Inlaid too!
Your poplar looks like mahogany, no mean trick.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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Mike Gager

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#2 posted 617 days ago

yeah the poplar was quite a nightmare to get it the way i wanted. would have been much easier just to get walnut or mahogany in the first place. lesson learned for sure. the lion is something i came up with to match some of the lions in my sons nursery decorations. the cool thing about this project is it gave me reason to buy a dremel and a wood burning tool :)

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NormG

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#3 posted 616 days ago

Wonderful idea and looks great

-- Norman

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