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Old 06-20-2009, 10:23 PM   #11
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The color is beautiful.... great job on everything!
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i would havce guessed you used a gel stain on it. what was difficult about the poly stuff?
The hard part was trying not to leave any brush marks, it required a lot of patience.
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The color is beautiful.... great job on everything!
Thanks, my next trick is going to be the hood which i will make from scratch, I'll start that after i figure out the lighting scheme i want to use.
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I have a 125 and I need to make a hood.... I think I will just wait for you and follow this thread... and then steal your idea LOL
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that looks way better, I also love the color. next time try the cheap foam brush on a stick, they work better for me and never leave the brush hairs or brush strokes when using poly.
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could also use the poly in a spray can
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could also use the poly in a spray can
I didn't know the polyshades came in a spray can, that will be the ticket when i build the hood.
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that looks way better, I also love the color. next time try the cheap foam brush on a stick, they work better for me and never leave the brush hairs or brush strokes when using poly.
Thanks, If I can't get it in a spray can for the hood i will definitely get the foam brush.
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I have a 125 and I need to make a hood.... I think I will just wait for you and follow this thread... and then steal your idea LOL
How about a joint venture? You supply the lighting info and i will build the hood to accommodate the lighting (I can't figure out what I'm going to need yet, the lighting is so darn confusing LOL). 2 heads are always better than 1. The doors should be finished and mounted tomorrow then I'll start drawing out the hood. Once i get a draft drawn up I'll post it.
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Thanks Caige I'll take credit for work but minwax deserves kudos for the color.
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