Country Pine Cabinet

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Project by David Murray posted 03-22-2010 03:05 AM 2009 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project. I built this for a wedding gift for my nephew. hopefully this will be a functional piece in their house for many years in the future.

I used milk paint and sanded it with 400 grit sandpaper to try to give a antique look (not sure I was sucessfull or not). Then I applied 2 coats of shellac to everything except the top. I used 4 coats of Spar Urethane on top. Hopefully it will hold up to kitchen use better. Now to make one for my wife. Thanks for looking.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#1 posted 03-22-2010 03:23 AM

That is really good. Great rustic finish as well.

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#2 posted 03-22-2010 06:29 PM

you did a great job with this
I’d love to have it in my home.

well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#3 posted 03-23-2010 04:04 AM

Looks good! I make some primitive furniture like this also. After painting and sanding I will rub in a coat of stain, let dry and then finish with shellac. The stain really adds to the aged look.

Have Fun!

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#4 posted 03-23-2010 05:13 AM

This is nice.

-- Janice

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#5 posted 03-23-2010 06:18 AM

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#6 posted 03-23-2010 10:47 PM

Thanks for the tip Marty. I’m going to built another one for my wife, think I’ll try that

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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