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Wenge and Sapele bed... made some progress this week

04-01-2014 05:14 AM by Jamie McDonald | 3 comments »

So I finished finishing messing around with the finish. It drove me nuts.Wenge is black…. and like a black car it seems to show all the imperfections. I finally settled on Waterlox Satin finish. It took me as much time messing with the finish as it did constructing the lap jointed frame…. HOWEVER I can say that the headboard is actually finished now. It measures 11 feet long by 34” tall. It hangs on the wall with a 6 foot french cleat and the cleat is screwed to the wall using spax 3 inch screws. It is time to make the bed frame. I must admit that all the plans that I have for this project are stored away very UNSAFELUY on graph paper and in my head. The unsa...

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