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A pair of fireplace niche cabinets in the making.believe it or not they will be spray painted white.
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#1 posted 08-07-2012 06:39 PM
Very nice, great job!! Welcome to LJ’s.
-- Jack, Albuquerque
#2 posted 08-07-2012 07:00 PM
Hi Jack,Thank you for your kind words.I am very new to all of this internet networking and blogging stuff but i will try to add more projects as time allows.All the best,toolspud.
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#3 posted 08-07-2012 08:31 PM
Well spuderino you made quite the introduction with these pieces … they look awesome. Welcome to the gang. Youre new so i wont get on ya about the paint ;) ... but im sure the misses will love it.
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
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#4 posted 08-07-2012 11:13 PM
Welcome to LJ’s. You’re doing nice work. Sometimes a project calls for paint. I try not to, but if that’s what the customer wants then so be it.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 08-08-2012 01:35 AM
Great job, well crafted.
-- Making sawdust and memories through woodworking.
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#6 posted 08-08-2012 05:24 AM
Very cool!! So, does the fireplace sit above the (cabinets?) on the floor there? I really like that!
#7 posted 08-08-2012 06:58 AM
Hi Chrisstef,Paint was the choice of the client. Everybody who has been in shop and I said “It’ll look nice when its painted” gasped and said “you’re Joking” Have faith I am sure the paint will look nice.Are wives ever pleased ???toolspud.
#8 posted 08-08-2012 07:00 AM
Jaysonic,The fireplace is positioned between the 2 pieces with the left one being scribed to the wall and the right one being scribed around a column.Fitting them will be a bit of a mission but if it was easy we wouldn’t enjoy it. Would we ?Thanks to everybody for their kind words. I will enjoy talking you guys.toolspud.
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#9 posted 08-08-2012 08:32 AM
They look great!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#10 posted 08-08-2012 10:17 PM
Nice Project. What type of paint are you using? I am sure it will be a great looking piece when done.
-- Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
#11 posted 08-09-2012 05:32 PM
hi chip.They will be spray painted using pre-cat nitro cellulose paint. color RAL9010 white.I think they will look pretty good. Painted furniture often creates shadows from the overhangs and mouldings which create different tones and shades that will add interest and allow the features to show through.Sometimes because of busy grains and figure wood can mask detail.many thanks,toolspud.
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