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Statue bases – day 8

My intent was to spray a third coat today, but after checking on the dry bases, I determined that were actually pretty good. The finish was smooth and even, and … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Statue bases – day 7

Before I apply the second coat of poly, I need to sand down the finish to remove any raised grain or dust nibs that settled on the boxes while they … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Statue bases – day 6

The stain has set for two days, and I had a few minutes, this evening,  to get the first coat of polyurethane on. If I was brushing on the poly, … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Statue bases – day 5

I had a few minutes last night to get the stain on my statue bases. I noticed that a lot of dust had settled over night, so I ran the shop-vac  … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Statue bases – day 4

To save myself a lot of tedious detail sanding later, I decided to sand down all of the base cap trim, before installing it. I cut all of my trim … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Statue bases – day 3

Before installing the base trim on the boxes, I need to install the bottom spacers. I once again turned to my pile of off-cuts for some 20″ long pieces that … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Statue bases – day 2

My plan for today was to get the profiles cut out for the three-layer base trim, for the boxes. My next project will be a reception desk that will have … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Statue bases – day 1

I haven’t been in the shop much this past month or so. Even though my shop is nicely heated, I just kind of got a bit lazy this time of year. Perhaps … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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