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Old November 22nd 07, 02:02 AM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she wanted
a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job bearable.

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise it's
ready for delivery!

Eric






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Old November 22nd 07, 02:10 AM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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"Eric Yancey" wrote in message
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Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she
wanted a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job
bearable.

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise it's
ready for delivery!

Eric


Agree about natural, but Aunty will love it and love you. Nice job.


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Old November 22nd 07, 03:54 AM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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Eric Yancey wrote:

Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she
wanted a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job
bearable.


Sometimes you gotta do what the end user wants. You don't want to wind up
like the old computer programming guru who, when finding his product was
not being embraced by users and told that he should have consulted with
them prior to development to find out what they needed emphatically
stated, "I don't need to consult with users to find out what users need! I
tell users what they need!"

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise it's
ready for delivery!


Looks good. Good job, I'm betting that's going to make someone very happy

Eric


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If you're going to be dumb, you better be tough
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Old November 22nd 07, 02:10 PM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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Eric Yancey wrote:
Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she wanted
a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job bearable.

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise it's
ready for delivery!

Eric



Excellent Job!

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Gerald Ross
Cochran, GA

Those are my principles. If you don't
like them I have others. (Groucho Marx)




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Old November 22nd 07, 03:59 PM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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"Eric Yancey" wrote in message
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Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she
wanted a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job
bearable.

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise it's
ready for delivery!

Eric


Normally. I agree with you about a natural finish, but when it comes to red
oak, I agree with your aunt.

Excellent job.


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Old November 27th 07, 08:54 PM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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Thanks - she does indeed love it!

Erci

"Edwin Pawlowski" wrote in message
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"Eric Yancey" wrote in message
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Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she
wanted a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job
bearable.

I still need to install a hanger rod in the right side, but otherwise
it's ready for delivery!

Eric


Agree about natural, but Aunty will love it and love you. Nice job.



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Old November 27th 07, 09:00 PM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking
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"Mark & Juanita" wrote in message
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Eric Yancey wrote:

Here is a chifferobe I just finished up for my aunt. Made of red oak and
stained with a mixture of General gel stain brown mahogany and georgian
cherry. As much as I hate staining and prefer a natural finish (she
wanted a dark reddish finish), the gel stain at least made the job
bearable.


Sometimes you gotta do what the end user wants. You don't want to wind
up
like the old computer programming guru who, when finding his product was
not being embraced by users and told that he should have consulted with
them prior to development to find out what they needed emphatically
stated, "I don't need to consult with users to find out what users need!
I
tell users what they need!"


Hey, I resemble that remark! My day job is software development so I've
been known to do just that



Looks good. Good job, I'm betting that's going to make someone very
happy


Thanks!



 




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