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Trestle dining table #7: all done! (Well, the top is probably only temporary)

05-28-2013 11:32 PM by moshel | 5 comments »

the top had to be done from two pieces that can be easily disassembled as it had to pass through narrow staircase and also probably be moved around quite a bit. the thought of waving around 60kg beech top was not really appealing, so i decided at least for now to use DF and have it in two pieces.for finish i used an effect i found out while trying to bleach the base. I mixed tung oil with oxide powder, about 1:1 and rubbed it into the 80 grit sanded DF. the oxide settled into the scratches and the soft parts and created a very pretty effect. i thought i would continue and finish it with 4 more layers of tung oil but its getting cold here and each layer takes about a week to dry. so, i sla...

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