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Shaker Stools 240 Mod-Part 5-Complete

I spent my evenings after work weaving the seat for the second stool.  I was a little more comfortable with the process this time and actually enjoyed applying the rush.  

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Side Table-Progress 3-Complete

OK, I last left off with the top panel in the clamps.

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Boxes and Tray in the Done Pile

Two more coats of clear shellac, buffed with steel wool and a coat of paste wax finishes out these few simple projects.  I think that I derive as mush satisfaction from making these simple, utilitarian projects as I do from … Continue reading

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Two Coats of Bug Secretions

I been piecing on the boxes and trays after work this week.  An hour, at the most, every evening before having to call it quits.  Nothing ground breaking, just finish planing and a little sanding.  I also added some decoration … Continue reading

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End Tables Part 13 – Done!

Whew!  These tables are now moved into the done column.  This has been a long and drawn out build for me and taxed the confines of my small shop.  I actually had to move the bases into the house so … Continue reading

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End Tables Part 8

Well I only had enough energy after work to rub out one table base and add a coat of paste wax to it.  If you haven’t used this method with shellac, words nor photos will do it justice.  You have … Continue reading

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End Tables Part 7

Today was a holiday.  Memorial Day to be exact.  So thank you to all of you who have or do serve in the U.S. military. As for me I had two tasks that I needed to complete today.  Mow the … Continue reading

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