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Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 11 Delivered

Over the last couple of days we applied three coats of polyurethane to the bar. Between each coat, we sanded the entire thing down with 400 grit sandpaper. When the … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 10

Almost ready to wrap this project up. Just a few more details and we should be able to install this weekend. When I did the dry-fit on Saturday, I took … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 9

Erin came over last night, so we started working on the caps for the corbels. She cut and planed a piece down to 1/2″ thick for the first of the … Continue reading

September 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 8

We had a chance to do a bit more work, on the bar, last night. We started by attaching the face by running wood screws through the flange on the … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 7

I had a little time today before Erin came over to work on the bar, so I wanted to get a few things prepped. I need an arched opening for … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 6

This project has so many details that I have to keep bouncing back an forth between them on this blog. I think it is finally starting to come together though.   … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 5

Erin is back in town, so we were able to get back to work on the fireplace bar today. Over the last couple of days, I have been working on … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 4

I finished painting the corbels a couple of days back, but saved the sanding for Erin. She cut apart the individual halves of the corbels on the band saw staying … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 3

I acquired a nice piece of oak to make the corbels from. It was 2″ thick, 7″ wide, and clear of any knots. We will be able to stack two … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 2

So the plan is to do some carving on the front of the fireplace, just below the mantle, and on the sides of the corbels. I am not so worried … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erin’s Fireplace bar – day 1

I have a new project, and this one is unique. My friend Erin recently bought a house and she wants to add a bar. There is limited space in the … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

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