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Project by Gluniewski posted 12-06-2019 03:03 AM 318 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Farm style side table. Fits perfectly under the wall mirrors and doesn’t clutter the slack being so narrow. Finished it with a double whitewashed look,white paint and Jacobean stain.

-- Gary, New York





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swirt

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#1 posted 12-07-2019 01:54 AM

That finish adds a lot of character.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Monte Milanuk

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#2 posted 12-11-2019 05:46 AM

I’m working on something similar – ‘farm style’ end tables, but with painted frames and stained tops. Been a little frustrated with the way stain ‘takes’ on 2x lumber, even with pre-stain conditioner – very inconsistent :(

I’d be very interested in hearing about your finishing process – what you used, in what order, etc.!

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Gluniewski

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#3 posted 12-11-2019 01:49 PM

On the dining room table I sanded down the table top (2×12) with 60-100-220 paper. After sanding I took Jacobean colored stain(very dark) and stained it knowing it will dry lighter on the 2x wood (I stained it 3 coats) the dark color hides a lot of the imperfections on the wood.

For the other table with the “whitewash“ look.
I sanded the same way, then took a paint brush and slapped the stain on sloppily. This gave it the used look. Then when that dried i did the same with white paint and then I once more hit it with the stain. This gave it the “white washed” look

-- Gary, New York

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#4 posted 12-11-2019 10:59 PM

How long are you leaving the stain before wiping it off?

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