|Project by MrZ||posted 04-16-2014 08:42 PM||1536 views||4 times favorited||6 comments|
This is a King sized bookcase style headboard with sliding doors. It is made out of maple, with curly maple for the top. This thing is huge and heavy, it definitely gave me a hard time with my one car garage shop. There is a “secret” compartment in the floor on each side that is opened by pushing down to activate a spring loaded piston type latch.
The finish is a rubbed in coat of BLO, which was allowed to dry for 48hrs. It was than topped with a 50/50 mix of denatured alcohol/sealcoat and finished with wipe on poly. This is the first piece of furniture that I have built by my own plans; I spent quite a bit of time in sketch-up before even purchasing the wood. Its definitely not perfect, but I feel like I am slowly improving. Hope you all enjoy!
*Edited to correct the mix of sealcoat with denatured alcohol not mineral spirits!