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Project by scottishbob posted 03-13-2013 10:36 AM 1834 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi ,some pics of completed furniture i have just finished , myself and customer happy now , i think it turned out well ?

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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#1 posted 03-13-2013 12:57 PM

I made a set of those radiator covers last fall…they work great. Yours came out looking fantastic. Well done on the space.

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#2 posted 03-13-2013 01:39 PM

Did you do the grating for that radiator cover yourself?

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#3 posted 03-13-2013 01:40 PM

Beautiful room makeover, looks great. Beautiful work and craftsmanship.

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#4 posted 03-13-2013 03:06 PM

All fo them look great!!!!! Very clean….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-13-2013 03:07 PM

All of this work looks really nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 03-13-2013 04:37 PM

Smart work.

I purchased two radiator covers very similar to the one displayed, but in an unfinished state

I did NOT enjoy wiggling a brush inside approximately 800 holes when painting the gratings!

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#7 posted 03-13-2013 07:23 PM

About ten years ago, I restored a huge farmhouse that had 15 radiators. Over time I built covers for all of them, and they look a LOT like these!! I didn’t paint the metal grating, left it gold colored. Surprisingly, they don’t restrict the heat, but I left mine short enough so that the little bleeder valve stuck out one end so I didn’t have to take off the cover every time I bled off the air.

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#8 posted 03-13-2013 08:02 PM

Ah I was wondering what that was in the first picture, that’s something we don’t see down here in Texas. :) nor do we have basements, After reading some comments I found out what that was.

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#9 posted 03-13-2013 10:54 PM

beautiful built-ins – love that classic white look. Thx for sharing!

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#10 posted 03-14-2013 12:38 AM

Looks very nice painted!

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#11 posted 03-14-2013 10:05 AM

Hi I bought the grating. They come pre-painted in white

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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#12 posted 03-14-2013 10:09 AM

How sensible!

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#13 posted 03-15-2013 02:39 PM

Neat and great projects. Turned the whole room bright and great to live in. Great work!


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