Cherry knick-knack shelf

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Project by Ocarp posted 10-23-2013 06:50 PM 1690 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry knick-knack shelf. More of an experiment in finishing rather than building.

-- Geoff

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#1 posted 10-23-2013 10:59 PM

Looks good. Were you happy with the finish you chose?

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#2 posted 10-23-2013 11:04 PM

Well? What was your finishing recipe? No secrets around here.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 10-24-2013 04:54 PM

I am happy with the finish. I pretty much finished all the pieces before assembly (all the interiour slats were cut to be pressure-fit together). 2 coats of a cherry stain; it’s not as dark as I would normally prefer, but it does make the grain really stand out nicely. Light sand between coats. Finished with only 2 coats of a wipe on tung oil – fine steel wool sanding between. It really helped just having the thing in pieces to finish it – no stain bunching or running from corners… I let the final coat cure for 4 days before putting it together and hanging it. Thanks for looking!

-- Geoff

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#4 posted 10-24-2013 06:30 PM

It’s a nice clean build and very attractive.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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