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Project by kansas posted 04-10-2014 11:34 PM 2037 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had 4 old pine boards that where in with another deal. I hung onto them until just the right project for them came along. One board was worked over pretty bad by bugs but I had to use it to keep from running out of material. Plan was in a old Popular WW book. I wiped on 1 coat amber shellac, then 2 coats oil/poly mix. I tried to embrace the character.





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 04-11-2014 01:44 AM

Fantastic build. I really like this, great looking piece of early American furniture. I’ve got a dry sink on my bucket list, this looks like a great design to attempt when I get around to it. Great use of the knots & figure of the pine.

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Rick

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#2 posted 04-11-2014 06:54 AM

You did a Very Nice Job of “Embracing The Character”! I love Knotty pine, old looking Pine Furniture.

I also like the Tapered/Chamfered Upper Drawers.

Going into Favorites for sure! Thanks for Posting.

Rick

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jimmyb

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#3 posted 04-11-2014 11:56 AM

Love it. Pine can take on some nice looks when done properly and that you did.

-- Jim, Tinley Park, IL http://jbuda.net

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#4 posted 04-11-2014 01:30 PM

Well done!!

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#5 posted 04-11-2014 01:37 PM

You’re right , that was just the right project.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#6 posted 04-11-2014 02:45 PM

This is really nice and I love to finish.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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palaswood

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#7 posted 04-11-2014 11:03 PM

Great drawer fronts! What a fine looking piece. Re: bug board- Its funny with woodworking, if you try to hide imperfections they show up as flaws, but if you put them front and center, they become Features and add character and uniqueness to each piece. I love it!

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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