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Project by Alvarez posted 03-16-2014 01:33 AM 691 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Building A set of Tables.This Is The Sofa Table..Constructed Of Pine Using Kreg Jig. Coffee Table Is next..

-- Alvarez





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Matt in Franklin

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#1 posted 03-16-2014 11:59 AM

what did you do to finish this piece? In pics 4-5 it looks like you stained/dyed it, but then how did you get the finished product in pic 6?

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Alvarez

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#2 posted 03-16-2014 12:10 PM

ThOse Were A result Of A Faulty Sprayer. Like The Look Though.Hand Finished It Afterwards Resulting In Last Picture

-- Alvarez

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#3 posted 03-16-2014 12:29 PM

And how did you finish it? I really like the dark/opaque coloring.

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#4 posted 03-16-2014 12:31 PM

the reason I ask is because I am currently building a coffee table out of the exact same material/construction as you. That look in pic 6 is what I am looking to achieve.

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#5 posted 03-16-2014 12:45 PM

Two Coat Of Minwax Classic Black Satin..Two Coats Of Satim Poly…

-- Alvarez

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#6 posted 03-16-2014 01:11 PM

OK, so you painted it black :-) I wasnt sure if that was black or just a dark stain.

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#7 posted 03-17-2014 02:19 AM

Matt: I’m not aware of any PAINT made by Minwax.

The only Classic Black Satin Finish by Miniwax that I know of is in their ”Polyshades” Line. (As Below, Brush & Spray), It doesn’t appear to available in their standard “Stain Only” lineup.

Polyshades is a combination of Stain and Poly that you apply in one step. I guess you could put 2 more coats of Poly over it if you wanted to.

I tried it once. It was a Disaster! You have NO Control over how the stain is “Working” i.e. You can’t brush or wipe it to your desired color, or consistency because of the Poly.

I use their Standard Stain, Black is “Ebony #2718”. (As Blow) After I’ve worked it, let it dry, then I apply a Water Based Poly of whatever “Sheen” I might choose, and the number of coats.

-- Can You Hear The Toilet Flushing?

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Alvarez

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#8 posted 03-17-2014 02:28 AM

No Need ForThe Correction..I Didnt say Paint From Minwax…Plus My Piece FinShed PERFECTLY

-- Alvarez

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Rick

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#9 posted 03-17-2014 02:44 AM

I realize that. Matt Said: “OK, so you painted it black :-) I wasnt sure if that was black or just a dark stain.”

I just added His Name to the front of my Comments.

You Said: “Two Coat Of Minwax Classic Black Satin” which is only available in Polyshades.

It was a Point Of Clarification. Not A Correction.

Feel Better Now?

-- Can You Hear The Toilet Flushing?

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#10 posted 03-17-2014 02:48 AM

Ok..Anyway

-- Alvarez

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#11 posted 03-17-2014 03:12 AM

I had a look at Your Web Site. Nice “Stuff” !!!!!!

ALL of the Designs are “ON The Money”

Have A Great One!

Rick

-- Can You Hear The Toilet Flushing?

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Matt in Franklin

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#12 posted 03-17-2014 11:57 AM

Rick, thanks for the clarification on the Minwax product. I have not tried using that yet.

Alvarez, I saw “black” and “satin” in the same sentence and my mind automatically jumped to spray paint. I am not used to the minwax products or stain/poly mixes. Sorry for the confusion.

So, answer me this: with this polyshades product, is there some transparency that allows the grain to show through, or is is completely opaque?

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#13 posted 03-17-2014 12:01 PM

there Is Some Transparency..Not Completely Opaque

-- Alvarez

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