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Postby Tyler » Sun May 06, 2018 6:34 pm

Those blanks look great! What did you decide to do for final coat/seal?

Accidents like that give workbenches much needed character. Proves you use the bench

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Postby wags83 » Sun May 06, 2018 8:26 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post What did you decide to do for final coat/seal?

I ended up going with that Danish Oil. I'll put a coat of polyurethane over it when it's all done.
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Postby wags83 » Mon May 14, 2018 10:41 pm

Put a second coat of oil on the bar top and first coat on the lower shelf. I'll see how it looks and decide if I do a 3rd coat or not.
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Postby Tyler » Tue May 15, 2018 7:34 am

I don't think we have seen pics of the lower part yet!
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Postby Huss Buss » Sun May 20, 2018 7:40 am

like the color!
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Postby Tyler » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:24 pm

Going to be done in time for baby shower in a week?
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:45 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Going to be done in time for baby shower in a week?

Possibly. Waiting for coats of varnish to dry has been the biggest thing making it take long. I also put this project on hold to do the bags boards. I have the bar structure and lower shelf in the basement. Gotta finish the trim on the bar top before I can secure it to the bar. Then it's just a matter of deciding what I want to do for the "siding". I have some plywood to put on it for the sides so it will likely be a functional bar by this weekend, but not completely finished.
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:28 pm

Update pic. There will be a piece of trim that goes around the edge of the bar top. Also obviously there will be sides. Image
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:30 pm

Also a close up of the bar top with the varnish on.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:34 pm

It's so shiny!
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:50 pm

Tyler wrote:It's so shiny!
Werd. Glossy spar varnish.
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Postby wags83 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:46 pm

Added the trim pieces tonight to the front and side. It's a different type of wood. I kinda like the contrast.
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Postby Huss Buss » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:08 am

really like the contrasts too. great job!
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Postby Tyler » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:11 am

Just now seeing these pics. They weren't working on my pc.

I like the contrast too. I like everything, this is quality workmanship.

How's the air compressor?
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:16 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post How's the air compressor?

Good I guess? Does what I need it to do. Sometimes wish it had a bigger capacity, but I like being able to store it on the lower shelf of my work bench and I don't really NEED anything bigger.
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Postby wags83 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:59 am

Got the sides on yesterday. Only thing left is to add the trim but I haven't made the trim yet. Also I should probably anchor it to the floor.
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Postby Tyler » Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:38 pm

You should be proud. It's turning out great.
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:19 pm

Added the trim tonight. The trim is the same barn wood planks but I ripped them into strips and stained/finished the same as the bar top. I could call it done I suppose. There are some little things that I may want to improve just for myself, it won't be noticed by anyone but me. I also haven't decided if I want to add more trim stripes to the front or leave it plain white. ImageImage
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:27 pm

A+ work. This turned out great. Did you think anymore about anchoring it?

wags83 wrote:Source of the post I also haven't decided if I want to add more trim stripes to the front or leave it plain white.

How would you space them out? Are you putting barstools along this? Worried about scuff marks on the white?

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Postby wags83 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:56 pm

Oh! Almost forgot.....
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