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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 11-24-2012 07:06 PM 485 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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11-24-2012 07:06 PM

Should I do those brass lower and upper corners on the back side as well as the front?

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-24-2012 07:14 PM

I always think of the brass corners as belonging to a trunk.

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#2 posted 11-24-2012 08:22 PM

If you’re going to use them, I’d use them all the way atround.

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#3 posted 11-24-2012 08:27 PM

Is that base attached to the sides with the brass corners captured between the base and sides?
Or does the box lift off the base?

If it is the later, then back corners would be appropiate.

If the base is attached then none of the bottom corners seem appropiate to me.

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RussellAP

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#4 posted 11-24-2012 09:01 PM

I’ll use them on the top and not the bottom, Crank49 is right. The base is enough there. And crank, I just filed one side of those corner brass pieces off and stuck them up there to see if I like them. Here is a picture after the first coat of Minwax wipe on poly.

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#5 posted 11-24-2012 11:10 PM

ditto a1Jim comment.

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