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Forum topic by tool_junkie posted 10-08-2011 09:21 PM 1109 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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tool_junkie

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10-08-2011 09:21 PM

Hello All,

Thanks to all who helped me in my “Staining Birtch Plywood” thread on staining techniques. Here are a few pictures of the TV cabinet I am finishing. Made it out of plans from woodsmithshop. The original in the plans had two tone finish. Wife and I are split on the final color choice. In my mind I really like the two tone finish but the wife wants the whole cabinet in dark color (like that on the base and top).

I still need to install the doors but here’s how it looks like right now.

Please help us decide.

Thanks!


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 10-08-2011 10:03 PM

She’s right.

(Actually, I agree with you. But who are you sharing a bed with tonight? Me or her?)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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richgreer

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#2 posted 10-08-2011 10:17 PM

In my home, the wife is always right, PERIOD.

However, let me comment that if it is done 2-tone, these are not the right tones. They have too much contrast.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 10-08-2011 10:22 PM

mama ain’t happy…. I think it will look great either way. think how well it will blend with your other furniture.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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