Drawer quasi-joinery meant I got to use my most showy German power tools.
The neighbors must be so impressed. I made the drawer faces out of MDF, with the intention all along that they'd be painted black. Then I had the idea to make decorative inlays with a crafty thing the ladies call a "stencil". Upstairs to the paint department and some "CFC-free" inhalant indulgences. Brain cells aren't solving my problems these days, so why not mow through a few cans of Krylon?
Anyway, a stencil job for the big finish. Patience, yes.
The neighbors must be so impressed. I could complain at this point about how the S4S white pine I got at Fingerle did not take the 5:1 Minwax Red Oak/Jacobean stain blend NEARLY as well as the dripping-wet crap at Home Depot I used on the bed project. I could point out how I was sloppy with the glue on my fancy biscuit joints and it shows now in a couple spots. Or I could ramble on about why furniture lacquer spray is not the way to go on top of spray paint in high humidity. But whatever. The finished product is satisfactory. Drawers fit and slide pretty damn good. Small victories. Whats' next?
The neighbors must be so impressed.
Whatever, a bird and a tree for my