|Project by Clayton Whisman||posted 05-04-2013 12:02 AM||1311 views||4 times favorited||10 comments|
Here is a project I completed earlier this year. It’s a solid cherry bunk bed for my two sons. This is my largest project to-date. It took me over a year to complete (with other projects mixed in along the way). Everything was pre-finished before final assembly. The finishing schedule was: 3 coats of 50/50 mix of de-waxed shellac and alcohol with one table spoon of Transtint Reddish-Brown dye added in. This was allied with my HVLP sprayer. The top coat was three coats of satin polyurethane.
I forgot to mention this was built from the plans sold at Rockler. I do plan to build side rails to match and an additional footboard, stretcher and posts which will allow for a L-shaped configuration.