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Tag Archives: tung oil finish

Finishing the last supper

I want to start finishing the carving today, but first I need to figure out the mounting. The relief should be able to hang on the wall, or stand on … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 10

I applied the final (sixth) coat of Tung oil last night. I took a few pictures to hopefully show how the finish turned out. There is also a shot with … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 9

As I was getting ready to apply the fifth coat of Tung oil this evening, I paid close attention to the feel of the finish. It was a little rougher … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 8

The first coat of tung oil has dried. It soaks in pretty deep, so you don’t get much of a shine until the third or fourth coat. Since the finish … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 7

I wanted to finish the guitar, but I don’t have all the purchased components yet. The main item I need now is the neck. I have an Ibanez neck that … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 14

I am applying the second coat this evening. The chairs have dried from the first coat and there aren’t many dust nibs. The tung oil finish went on pretty smooth. … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 13

I finished up the assembly of the second pub chair of this set last night. I decided to go ahead and apply the first coat of tung oil. I should … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pub chairs – day ten

Just a quick post today. I finished two more coats yesterday and one this evening. The pictures are all going to start looking the same at this point… I did … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day nine

I had a chance to start finishing the chair last night so I applied the first coat of Tung oil. I decided to use tung oil because it a wipe-on … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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