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Thread: Christmas Present Build time, again...

  1. #46
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    Photos, or it didn't happen, is it? Well..
    Blanket Chest, handles, varnished front.JPG
    Front view, this morning....after these were installed on each end..
    Blanket Chest, handles, varnished lid.JPG
    Lid was stuck, but, was easy enough to pop open...
    Blanket Chest, handles, lid opened.JPG
    Fix a couple spots, sand to 320 grit, wipe it down....apply coat #2...

    First, need to get this up off the floor, and save me back......

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    White streaks have been fixed...chest has been sanded to 320grit....wiped it down, added a "glaze" coat of the stain....then a coat of clear gloss poly..
    Blanket Chest, 2nd coat, front fixed.JPG
    Front looks a bit better...
    Blanket Chest, 2nd coat, grainy end.JPG
    Left end has a lot of grainy details...
    Blanket Chest, 2nd coat, spot repair done....JPG
    The end that had that "HUGE" white streak...looks a lot better...

    Let this sit a day or two....then a rub down with 0000 steel wool....and see how it looks...

    Thanks for looking in..

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    Ok, got the chest upstairs...and tried to find enough light to take a few pictures.....seeings how I do NOT have a "Photo Studio"....
    Blanket Chest Project Post, best view.JPG
    Front view...was trying to avoid all the glare...
    Blanket Chest Project Post, lid view.JPG
    Which will blind you....that lid is very shiny....
    Blanket Chest Project Post, end view.JPG
    Added those Furniture Glides....white socks?
    Thanks for looking in....I hope she will like her Christmas Present from Grandpa Steve....( grandson's "Better half")

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    Steven, Thanks for sharing. That was a fun build to follow.

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