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Project by jtworkshop posted 07-05-2013 08:09 PM 5868 views 8 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always wanted to build something like this. I constructed this in a similar manner to the coffee table I posted, but for this project I took the wood down with a handplaner, then lightly sanded…still keeping some of the old paint/marks. I finished the top with a very light coat of Ruelle’s wax, lightly brushing it on with a cloth, just enough to bring out some deeper colors on the raised parts of the grain and leaving the rest lighter.

The drawers are also old found printer’s drawers, modified to fit the shorter depth of the piece. I placed simple block style drawer guides on the underside of the top and just let the drawers slide on the bottom shelf. Worked out fine I think. Also decided to leave the space between drawers open for magazines, books, or whatever.

The piece is about four feet wide or so, mounted to wall with metal brackets.





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Porchfish

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#1 posted 07-05-2013 11:22 PM

will show well with the earlier coffee table…nice work my friend. Very nice extension on a theme !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#2 posted 07-06-2013 01:11 AM

Another nice rustic piece, it looks great…:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#3 posted 07-07-2013 11:14 PM

Wow, excellent touch and perspective. I really like the look of this…”refined rustic” lol!!!!!:D

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#4 posted 07-09-2013 02:23 PM

Like it, another beautiful rustic piece. Great design and effective technique, the whole look is really appealing. Great job!

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