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Cordless dehumidifiers are available at most sporting goods stores. Or visit www.stack-on.com for information about the cordless dehumidifier shown in this article.
Basic stave construction forms the body of each canister. But it’s the turned details that really dress things up. A unique lathe mounting system makes the turning a simple task.
Applying veneer is always a challenge. The key to success is spreading clamping pressure evenly across the assembly while the glue dries. This press is the solution for doing it right.
This chessboard features stylish box joints at the corners, storage inside for all your chess (and checkers) pieces, and a veneered board you can easily make in your own shop.
I applied a coat of wiping varnish to warm up the color of the playing surface. Then the whole project was sprayed with two coats of satin lacquer.
Looking to add more storage? These heavy-duty cabinets pack a ton of storage into a small footprint. And the smooth-rolling wheels provide easy access when stacked side by side.
The doors were painted with Aura interior paint by Benjamin Moore in matte finish. The color is Sylvan Mist (CSP-740). The interior was finished with two coats of lacquer.
Built from construction-grade lumber, then distressed and stained, this table would look right at home in any dining room. A matching bench completes the overall look.
The table and bench were distressed by rounding some edges using files, rasps, and sandpaper. Then it was stained with Varathane Gunstock oil-based stain. When the stain dried, the table was sanded back with open-mesh sandpaper. I sanded heavier on edges, ends, and corners. Next, I applied a coat of General Finishes Van Dyke Brown glaze and wiped it off quickly with a damp rag. Finally, I brushed on two coats of satin polyurethane.