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getting close… finished the drawer fronts, so I’m nearly done with all cutting. Mostly left is sanding and the part I dread the most – finishing. That’ll be the make it or break it time.
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#1 posted 08-04-2010 10:20 PM
Looks good! I see you added the drawer pulls you designed. Did you go with thicker material?
Best wishes on the finishing process. Finishing makes me queasy on larger projects.
-- Blayne -- Stillwater, OK
#2 posted 08-05-2010 01:02 AM
I used the wood that I had. After planing, it’s still nearly 7/8” thick. And I tried to make the thin connecting strips as thin as possible – 1/16 to 1/8”. I added a support strip across the top to give it an illusion of thickness (and to mainly add strength). This picture might show it better:
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#3 posted 08-05-2010 04:02 AM
Looks very nice, I agree with you both on the finishing it’s the most nerve racking part for me.
-- Luke 23: 42-43
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#4 posted 08-05-2010 09:13 PM
i too am doing a project in mohagany but i like yours better,maybe we can switch? sounds fair,don’t you think?
-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people
#5 posted 08-06-2010 03:26 AM
thanks for the offer, but I think I’ll pass for now.
#6 posted 08-11-2010 01:27 AM
here it is: under the category chest off the fifth page i think
he did some different techniques though
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