Tag Archives: knotted pull

Mini Three Drawer Chest

As I update old drawings, I will post those that I hope you will find useful.  Some may be new versions of those that you have seen before.  Others will be making a first time appearance here on the blog.

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Cedar Chest Facelift

As soon as the headboard was installed, upholstery project #2 became evident.  There is a cedar chest/bench that sits at the foot of our bed and management wanted it to match the new headboard.  The chest is a family piece from management’s … Continue reading

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Bookcase-Progress 10-Complete

After two coats of my “pine” enhancer concoction, two coats of T&T Original and a final coat of paste wax I’m calling the bookcase done.  All-in-all I’m pretty happy with the end result.  My finish experiment went really well and … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 15-Complete

Over the course of this past week I applied three coats of Tried & True Original oil finish to the Hillbilly Hobby Tansu.  I also used the evenings this week to tie and ready the “hardware”.  All of the pulls … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 20-Complete

I’m calling it done! Over the last several days I have been adding the finishing touches to Hillbilly Tansu #3.  Primarily, the actual finish.   I used several coats of Tried & True Original which is a mixture of polymerised linseed … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 9-Complete

I woke up Saturday morning and changed my mind.  I was originally going to finish this project with Tried and True oil.  But I decided to go with clear shellac.  The entire mini tansu already had two coats of BLO … Continue reading

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HB Tansu Progress-8

I wasn’t completely satisfied with the joinery at the rear of my first drawer.  I spent most of Friday evening trying to come up with a better layout.  I also wanted to make assembling the drawer easier.  The pegging system … Continue reading

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Knotted Pull No. 2

Knotted Pull No. 2 consists of a tack knot with a wall knot neck.  The tack knot will give you a more traditional round knob and can be tied with three, four or more strands.  Strictly speaking the tack knot … Continue reading

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Knotted Pulls are the Goal

I can almost hear you screaming at me through the internet, “What’s with all the knot tying!?”.  So I thought I had better create this post so that you can better understand where I’m heading with all the knots that … Continue reading

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