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Restoration of a dutchess

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Project by Nighthawk posted 09-19-2012 10:10 AM 769 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Old(ish) dutches, few bora holes and battle scars of life. Since this dutchess is for a 1 year, it didn’t have to be perfect, but the bora and battle scars it had were well a bit much, so wood filler and sanding… There wasn’t any major repair work required.

It is Rimu, we stained with a mix of black walnut and rose colour and then sprayed 3 coats of multi purpose sealer… It has come up really nice… bought it for $5, probably could sell it if I wanted to for $120… lol

The handles are, Tigger, Piglett, Eeyore, Pooh Bear.

I know not a very flattering photo… but hey I never said I was a photographer…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-19-2012 12:56 PM

Really like your colors. Very eye catching. Nice save!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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daltxguy

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#2 posted 09-19-2012 03:44 PM

Nice to see rimu being saved.
For non-kiwis, ‘bora’, of course is ‘borer’, then apply usual kiwi tendency to pronounce some r’s and not others.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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Nighthawk

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#3 posted 09-19-2012 11:03 PM

Ah yes to the rest … non kiwi… Bora is Borer… (Woodworm in the UK) nasty bug for wood workers

http://swatpestcontrol.co.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=50

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Zinderin

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#4 posted 09-25-2012 12:21 PM

Another piece of history saved. Thank you!

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