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Blog series by DavidH updated 03-09-2009 06:39 AM 2 parts 2571 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: Getting started

02-23-2009 03:17 AM by DavidH | 4 comments »

In the front area of our house (the formal living and dinning combined) there are two windows that we decided need valances above them before we purchase window treatments for them. I found a picture similar to what we were looking for: The couple that I am going to build will be painted white. Normally i would start with rough lumber and process it, but because this is a painted project i went to my local box store to pick up some yellow pine as well as some molding. It...

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Part 2: Finishing Up

03-09-2009 06:39 AM by DavidH | 1 comment »

Well, I finally got around to finishing up one of these. There wasn’t a whole lot left to do from where I left off last time. I planed the top down to just over 1/2” thick and cut it down to size and finished up the assembly: From Valances My miters were not perfect, so some wood epoxy and wood filler for the nail wholes did the trick. From Valances After giving everything a good sanding it was time for a few coats of paint, 3 coats of a spray on primer, 2 coats of whi...

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