Cherry Chest

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Project by fredj posted 07-20-2013 10:02 PM 796 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hate to stain wood, but they made me do it ! Cherry on the outside, Baltic Birch, inside, or maybe it was Finland Birch.

-- Fredj

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#1 posted 07-20-2013 10:58 PM

What kind of stain did you use?

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#2 posted 07-21-2013 12:47 AM

Beautiful cherry chest of drawers Fred and the stain colour looks great, nice rich colour…excellent work.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 07-21-2013 03:11 AM

Very nice work. I like the proportions.

-- Mark, Minnesota

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#4 posted 07-21-2013 02:01 PM

Angie, it was a mix of red mahogany and dark walnut. I really hate to stain, and cherry is hard to stain, well maybe not hard, you have to use a wood conditioner first.

-- Fredj

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#5 posted 07-21-2013 02:21 PM

This is really a nice piece and it looks like you’ve done a fine job on it. However, the photos are a little on the dark side.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 07-21-2013 05:59 PM

I’m with Charles,

The shape and form of the piece caught my attention.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 07-24-2013 01:49 PM

It turned out really pretty and well crafted. Like the design and the stain. Great job!

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