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Tenebrae Hearse for Holy Spirit church – part 8

Stain is dry and it is time to apply the finish. I will be spraying an oil-based polyurethane on all of the visible components. Polyurethane is a film finish that … Continue reading

January 22, 2023 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Ambry – part 4

Stain is dry so I set up the spray booth and got prepped for finish. I set up my knock-down workbench to hold everything and put it all up on … Continue reading

May 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Paschal candle stand – part 4

Before I start applying finish, I need something to protect the threads of my mounting screw from getting clogged up with stain or polyurethane. I found a wire nut that … Continue reading

February 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 6

I waited a day for the stain to cure, then started putting up the plastic to create my temporary spray booth. I set the column on a stool with a … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

Oak storage cabinet – day 12

Ok, last day to spray. I have two coats applied to the shelves and sides. They look really good, but I am going to apply a third coat anyway. An … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak storage cabinet – day 11

I determined that all of the pieces, that I have been spraying, are acceptable. I spent some time Jockeying everything around, moving all of my finished pieces out to the … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak storage cabinet – day 10

My shop is basically useless while I am finishing the cabinet, so I haven’t been doing much. I let the first coat set for a day to cure, and sanded … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak storage cabinet – day 9

I let the doors set clamped up overnight, to ensure that the glue dried completely. When I pulled the clamps off today, the doors looked a lot straighter than they … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

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