Table Saw Workstation #2: Skinning it out

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Blog entry by DD6 posted 04-15-2015 08:58 PM 3895 reads 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So I decided on the type of wood I would skin the outside with; the sides, front and back is Lauan plywood (1/4”) and the area where the where the saw will sit is skinned with birch plywood. I sanded them up to 220 grit sand paper. Taking very careful passing ensure I didn’t burn through the veneer. I put 1 coat of De-waxed shellac cut to 1 lb, lightly sanded with 320, then put on the first coat of WATCO Danish Oil. I like how the redness of the Lauan came out and thinking it will look nice with drawer/door fronts of Birch Plywood.

-- Sam Hall TMC(SS) USN Ret

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#1 posted 04-16-2015 08:43 PM

Very nice Sam! What kind/size casters did you decide to use?

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#2 posted 04-17-2015 02:29 PM

Looking good!, Can’t wait for the finished product!

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#3 posted 04-17-2015 06:17 PM

Very nice Sam! What kind/size casters did you decide to use?

- rhybeka

Ty, I bought them at Lowe’s they are 4” casters with brakes.

-- Sam Hall TMC(SS) USN Ret

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