Pine Hutches

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Project by MadeinMT posted 07-21-2013 07:18 PM 3556 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of pine hutches I just completed. One will be donated to a charity auction, the other given to a friend’s son for a wedding gift. Made entirely of #2 pine. Raised-panel doors constructed on table saw using a panel-cutting jig. The back of the tops is tongue-and-groove pine. The interior is painted. The exterior is finished in Zinsser’s amber shellac. First time I used shellac and I love the golden glow it gives the wood.

-- Ron, Montana

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#1 posted 07-21-2013 07:19 PM

These look very nice. Good work and congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 07-21-2013 07:58 PM

Nice work! One of these and a Pie safe are on my to-do list just as soon as I can come across some old growth pine from an old barn or house being torn down. This type of furniture cries out for old growth lumber. I haven’t come across any yet but I will someday

-- So Much Wood - So Little Time! --

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#3 posted 07-21-2013 10:07 PM

Very nice. I like your shellac. That must really shine real life.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 07-21-2013 10:25 PM

Very nice pair of country cabinets, great job. I agree with you, the color cae out great, looks like aged pumpkin pin.
I’m sure the newlyweds will be very happy with their’s. Nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 07-21-2013 10:30 PM

Very nice work!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 07-21-2013 10:50 PM

Love them!!! Very fine work!!!

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#7 posted 07-22-2013 10:16 AM

Great looking hutches, like them a lot….great job.

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

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#8 posted 07-28-2013 10:50 PM

awesome job ron. its so nice to see im not the only one who loves to build out of pine.i just picked up a whole unit of blued pine 1×8 x 16 for $150.00 at the lumber yard here in Okanogan.

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