Live edge coat rack

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Project by alumitim posted 01-01-2014 03:13 AM 5046 views 7 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from beetle kill pine. Used a brad nailer to help hold the bark in place. Finished with Danish oil and sprayed 4 coats of polyurethane.

-- Tim

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-01-2014 02:49 PM

Good job.

With Beetle Kill, if the bark wants to come off there isn’t much you will do to stop it. If it is solid, then you can soak it with most finishes and it will hold fine.

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#2 posted 01-01-2014 09:50 PM

Thats what I have been told. The bottom edge had a spot that was loosening up, the top appeared to be solid. If it comes off with wear, I will look refinishing it without bark.

-- Tim

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