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Tea Bag Holder Cabinet #11: Finishing touches

03-19-2021 03:30 AM by sras | 9 comments »

Since this cabinet is so small I ended up buying some artists brushes for oil paints. They really helped with the application of the oil based polyurethane. I built up several coats to get a fairly glossy finish. I decided to finish the ebony strips separately to prevent any finish build up along them. I also took care to keep the grooves free of finish. I let the parts set for a week to give the finish time to harden. Then it was only a matter of gluing the strips in and screwing the pieces together. The final step was to glue felt to the base. I masked the box. Then I wrapped it in paper. I used a coat of spray adhesive on the base and the felt. ...

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