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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 607 days ago 455 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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607 days ago

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 606 days ago

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

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 606 days ago

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

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crank49

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#3 posted 606 days ago

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 606 days ago

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 606 days ago

ditto a1Jim comment.

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