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Working with recycled timber #51: Edna's Kitchen Benches Surface preparation

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Blog entry by robscastle posted 08-28-2015 07:45 AM 757 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 50: Edna's Kitchen Work Benches making the tops Part 51 of Working with recycled timber series Part 52: Edna's Kitchen Benches staining and sealing »

Today saw the tops profiled and sanded, however when I blew all the dust off I found the nail hole filler decided they need to leave as well,

So yet another step required when working with recycled timber is introduced.

I plugged all the nail holes again only this time glued in tooth picks! lets see these little critters get away !

And the second top

While they were drying I turned my attention to the frames,

The tops will be attached to the frames using pocket hole joinery so I preped them first.

They were sanded and checked for missing filler again and then stained.

Enough for today: Next will be a second inspection and if all is OK complete the staining and then the final finishing

-- Regards Robert



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#1 posted 08-28-2015 08:09 AM

nice looking tables.

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#2 posted 08-28-2015 06:52 PM

COOL work…

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#3 posted 08-28-2015 07:03 PM

The flutes in those legs REALLY add a nice ouch !

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#4 posted 08-28-2015 08:53 PM

Rob, it has been fun following your projects. This one really looks good.

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