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Project by Dan posted 07-29-2013 12:19 AM 976 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Red Oak project from the tree i chain saw harvested 6 years ago. qtr. sawn wood Vanity top and mirror frame with half lap Dovetails and my parts built lights mounted on Walnut sconce pads. The finish is hand rubbed 2 layers of oil golden oak followed with rubbed varnish-tung oil mixed. Sanded and followed with another brushed 3 coats of fast drying polyurethane, sanded and followed with 3 coats of wiping urethane; Minwax other than the varnish- oil mixed. This is one of those projects that starts with a leaky pipe repair and balloons out of control, lol…new floor and the base board i made from solid wood and stained with finished with var-thane, those were standing in the corner waiting for me too. More cabinet work is ahead in this room.
This is my own design that i just go with my feel at the time for the “what fits the design on the fly” no plans in hand. Updates will follow, i just need a break !!
Thank For looking.

-- Dan Stine, Galion Ohio





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Dan

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 12:32 AM

just to see how it fits here.

things get a little messy, lol….i have fun though : )

-- Dan Stine, Galion Ohio

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 12:31 PM

that looks great, nice mirror and trim. I really love the half lap dovetails.

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 03:35 PM

Outstanding! Nice work and good ideas on the finish.

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#4 posted 08-01-2013 01:37 PM

It looks great, very well made. Great design and great joinery and the finish as well. Great job!

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#5 posted 08-01-2013 01:46 PM

real nice. I’m not a big fan of oak – but this one looks good!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#6 posted 08-01-2013 10:24 PM

Thank You all for the encouragement and positive replies. I have shown in the gathering wood and White Oak chain sawn projects, i have a lot of supply and projects on the way. The finishing of the coarse grain is not that bad to accomplish and i use no fillers. I want the grain texture but filled with tong oil vanish mix, rubbed out and waxed, satin sheen only. It is a much easier finish to keep looking great. High Gloss shows it all, just like Black cars finishes. I used to paint those too.
Thanks For looking,
Dan

-- Dan Stine, Galion Ohio

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