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Project by kev posted 08-22-2008 01:48 AM 1268 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Table is made out of Poplar. I’m trying to master paint finishes. This is my 3rd try.

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#1 posted 08-22-2008 02:01 AM

Third time is a charm. Great looking finish. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 08-22-2008 02:02 AM

Impressive. I’d have swore it was marble.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#3 posted 08-22-2008 02:04 AM

Well if you painted the table top I’d say you do have it mastered. In any case great job. Did you just spray on latex? I use a vinyl undercoat with a conversion varnish final coat. I’m quite happy with it.

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#4 posted 08-22-2008 02:08 AM

Walmart dollar spray cans.

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#5 posted 08-22-2008 02:34 AM

Dennis is right. That’s a fantastic faux-stone finish. :-)

I love the table.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 08-22-2008 03:15 AM

Kev, I think you can stop: ”... trying to master paint finishes.” I’d say you have already done it. Look awesome.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#7 posted 08-22-2008 03:21 AM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#8 posted 08-22-2008 03:58 AM

Great looking piece , the finish looks great

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#9 posted 08-22-2008 04:26 AM

looks good on tv >grin<

really, it does look good. you should make a video and post it.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 08-22-2008 05:10 AM

I also thought it was marble, or is it Photoshop ?? :)
J/K- Good looking project.

Thanks for posting

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#11 posted 08-22-2008 06:00 AM

Very nice, that looks great

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#12 posted 08-22-2008 01:10 PM

Hi Kev;

I think you should start over.

That doesn’t even look like wood! lol

VERY nice faux work.


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#13 posted 08-22-2008 03:01 PM

kev this is wonderful!! holymoly.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#14 posted 08-22-2008 03:39 PM

Great looking table! At first I thought this was another one of those stone or metal posts sneeking into our wood forum. ;2D

-- Jim

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#15 posted 08-23-2008 03:25 PM

Beautiful table Kev.. man I’d love to do work like that.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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