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Project by Bryan Cramer posted 05-08-2013 02:42 AM 962 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cherry table I built for a client. The finish schedule: 1 seal coat of shellac sanding sealer 2. light coat of boiled linseed oil 3. let the cherry age for a week to darken and the oil to cure 4. apply another seal coat of shellac sanding sealer 5. spray 3 coats with water base lacquer (acrylic). The size is 23” wide by 32” long and 22” high.





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#1 posted 05-08-2013 03:01 AM

That finish sounds like it took a lot of patience, but the results look great. I like the figure on the top and the nice clean lines.

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#2 posted 05-08-2013 03:06 AM

Very Nice!

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#3 posted 05-08-2013 03:47 AM

Nice looking table

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#4 posted 05-08-2013 04:11 AM

Very nice work.

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#5 posted 05-08-2013 04:11 AM

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#6 posted 05-08-2013 04:17 AM

Good job on the seal coat to prevent blotching. Nice lines.

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#7 posted 05-08-2013 10:48 AM

Nice looking table.I love cherry wood table.A table is an essential furniture item for any room and come in enough styles to compliment any decor.Cherry wood is remarkably durable and gives a warmth and character to any furniture that is made from it.

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#8 posted 05-08-2013 02:13 PM

Beautiful table ,nice work.

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#9 posted 05-08-2013 06:12 PM

So, 18 years old and already building a list of clientele, that’s great. Since word of mouth is the best advertising, this table should net you work for years to come. Great table, very beautiful.

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#10 posted 05-08-2013 08:55 PM

Beautiful : )

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 01:25 AM

Glad to see that you have clients that understand that finish takes time. Hard to get these days.
Very nice table by the way.

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#12 posted 05-09-2013 01:35 AM

It’s beautiful.

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#13 posted 05-12-2013 05:33 AM

Beautiful figure in the wood and great finish. Thanks for sharing the steps.

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#14 posted 06-29-2013 03:28 PM

You did an outstanding job on the grain matching in the top.

It takes some people a long time to realize the importance of grain and color matching in a
project.

You seem to have already mastered it.

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