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Project by teenagewoodworker posted 2274 days ago 2112 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well here’s the mahogany Thank you card that i made for another woodworker who helped me out a lot. as the title says its made out of mahogany that i had around the shop. You can see me build it in my thank you card blog too. Other than that there’s not much more to say about it. The top piece was inspired by Norm Abrams Queen Anne Style Highboy and the head piece is based on the bonnet style crown molding. The finish is as follows.

1. General Finishes Vintage Cherry Dye Stain
2. De-waxed Shellac ( I used Sealcoat for all the De-waxed Shellac) a. Then I routed out the message
3. De-waxed Shellac (in the message)
4. General Finishes Pitch Black Glaze (put in the message with a detail brush
5. De-waxed Shellac
6. 4 coats of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal

Well i hope that everyone likes this project. it was a really fun one for me to make and i really learned a lot as i really went out on a limb and tried a lot of new things to make this project!





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2274 days ago

This turned out really nice. You have every right to be proud of your work.

Thank you for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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lew

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#2 posted 2274 days ago

Nice job, Dennis.

I’m going to have to try working with Shellac, again. Got away from it when I started doing most of my projects in Oak.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Karson

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#3 posted 2274 days ago

Great job. I hope that he/she is very happy with the gift.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 2274 days ago

Excellent Job Lad! Now who’s it for????

-- --Chuck

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BarryW

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#5 posted 2274 days ago

alrighty then…good job.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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Bradford

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#6 posted 2273 days ago

That’s a cool piece. You have a good eye for detail. I’ll check out your blog.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Chris Davis

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#7 posted 2273 days ago

The finished project looks great. I’ve enjoyed watching the blog too. Keep up the good work.

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#8 posted 2273 days ago

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Callum Kendall

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#9 posted 2273 days ago

Great work!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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pyromedic602

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#10 posted 2271 days ago

nice job.

-- Pyromedic602, free wood is always good wood

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CharlesNeil

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#11 posted 2267 days ago

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