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Project by chrisstef posted 522 days ago 3189 views 4 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Far from fine furniture i had to forget a lot of what i have learned in the last four years to get the rustic style my lead designer (my wife) was looking for. As you can see in the second pic we are replacing the dark stained lovered doors. We chose a rustic, board and batten style door made from pine. I used hand planes and scrapers leaving “plane trails” and chatter marks as character. Finish was one coat of 2lbs amber shellac, one coat medium brown dye stain, 2 coats wipe on poly. Dummy strap hinges from Acorn finish off the rustic style. Thanks for checkin it out.

-- "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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Brit

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#1 posted 522 days ago

Very ncie Stef. Mission accomplished.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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carguy460

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#2 posted 522 days ago

Looks great stef! Those hinges work perfectly with those doors! Good work

-- Jason K

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#3 posted 522 days ago

Good job Stef!

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LukieB

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#4 posted 522 days ago

Excellent work, they look awesome!

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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chrisstef

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#5 posted 522 days ago

Very much appreciated everyone.

-- "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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JayT

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#6 posted 522 days ago

Nice improvement, stef.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 522 days ago

They are a huge huge upgrade. I like to see woodworking projects that double as home improvement projects. Well done.

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chrisstef

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#8 posted 522 days ago

Agreed JayT those dust collecting louvers never did it for me.

-- "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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Don W

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#9 posted 522 days ago

Great improvement. I like the new ones.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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david38

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#10 posted 522 days ago

nice doors

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bhog

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#11 posted 522 days ago

Cool stuff man.They look good.Any plans to build one similar for the opening on the right?

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#12 posted 522 days ago

very very nice

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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chrisstef

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#13 posted 522 days ago

Hog – which opening? The one to the right is a 6 panel heading to the basement. Its destined for 3 coats of white paint As soon as i dont hate painting again that is.

Shane – Stick around and ya might see countertops soon Shane. Im debating if I’m feeling ambitious enough.

Ben, Dave, Don – thanks yous guys.

-- "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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woodworker59

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#14 posted 522 days ago

Very nice my Brother, looks just like it should for rustic barn doors.. much nicer than what was there.. job well done.. I am sure the missus must be pleased.. bit question is, How does the little man like them?// all the best… Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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iamcliff

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#15 posted 522 days ago

Very cool.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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