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Project by Bryan Cramer posted 350 days ago 861 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 350 days ago

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 350 days ago

Very Nice!

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#3 posted 350 days ago

Nice looking table

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#4 posted 350 days ago

Very nice work.

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#6 posted 350 days ago

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

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#7 posted 350 days ago

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 350 days ago

Beautiful table ,nice work.

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#9 posted 350 days ago

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 350 days ago

Beautiful : )

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#11 posted 349 days ago

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 349 days ago

It’s beautiful.

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#13 posted 346 days ago

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

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#14 posted 298 days ago

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

You seem to have already mastered it.

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