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Nearly there
Nearly there
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Nearly there
My new hall cabinet is nearly there. The loose fit was good so when it was broken apart all of the boards were primed and then the carcass was reassembled permanently. The painting was annoyingly slow; paint takes so long to dry after only a short time to a...
Nearly there
Nearly there
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Paint it White
Paint it White
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Paint it White
The house smells like a paint factory. There are boards with paint drying filling the conservatory. Soon they will be dry enough to use again. They are only getting a covering of primer to seal them. I'll assemble the whole cabinet and then undercoat and gl...
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Paint it White
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Tear down
The cupboard at the top of the cabinet was fairly straightforward to make. I needed to fix a brace to the wall to support the right side. This will carry the hinges for the door, so it needs to be stiffer than the left side. I will fix the top with screws i...
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Big Fingers
Big Fingers
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Big Fingers
The next layer of the hall cabinet is a couple of open cubby holes. The left end will be a joint between a vertical and horizontal board. I could put a batten in the joint to make it strong, but it would look ugly. I wondered if a finger joint would work. I...
Big Fingers
Big Fingers
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Somewhere to keep your drawers
Somewhere to keep your drawers
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Somewhere to keep your drawers
Now the drawers are made I know the size and shape of the space they should occupy. I carefully measured the shelf to go above the drawers and cut a 45 degree angle so it will fit under the slope of the stairs. A batten against each wall will support it. I ...
Somewhere to keep your drawers
Somewhere to keep your drawers
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