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Just started a couple of years ago with wood working. This is my latest project, a cherry dresser. I am finding out that finishing is an art in itself that I have alot to learn.
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#1 posted 07-18-2008 01:50 AM
Gorgeous piece of work!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 07-18-2008 01:52 AM
Nice piece of furniture. I think your finish looks geat. Congratulations.
-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham
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#3 posted 07-18-2008 02:15 AM
Very nice. Looks like you’ve got the cherry finishing procedure down. What did you use on it? Thanks for the post.
#4 posted 07-18-2008 02:40 AM
I used a combination of minwax sedona red and a cherry stain. With old Masters super varnish. Next time I would like to try a Laquer finish, but I am not sure how hard that will be.
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#5 posted 07-18-2008 03:16 AM
thats really nice, after the bookcase I am building I might bite off your design, are the sides cherry plywood or did you use solid lumber throughout?
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#6 posted 07-18-2008 03:53 AM
Very nice work, beautiful dresser
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#7 posted 07-18-2008 04:43 AM
Nice looking unit. You did a beautiful job on this piece. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#8 posted 07-18-2008 04:44 AM
Very Very Nice dresser
-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein
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#9 posted 07-18-2008 04:46 AM
Nice looking bedroom dresser. Beautiful wood. Thank you for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#10 posted 07-18-2008 04:50 AM
Very nice, looks like you got the art of finishing down prety good.
-- Glenn, New Mexico
#11 posted 07-18-2008 04:51 AM
I did the sides and back in cherry plywood, the top and the front are solid cherry.
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#12 posted 07-18-2008 06:13 AM
I like everything about this (the style, the wood choice, hardware, construction)...great job… it is a beautiful piece.
-- Martin, Kansas
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#13 posted 07-18-2008 06:18 AM
The finish is great and I like the brasses. I also like the proportions.
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#14 posted 07-18-2008 08:44 AM
Thanks for the post
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Lee A. Jesberger
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#15 posted 07-18-2008 04:04 PM
Are you SURE you only started a couple years ago?
Fabulous project. What you’ve learned about finishing is serving you well.
Cherry is a difficult wood to finish.
-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com
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