Sideboard more

We’ve started the final finishing of the sideboard today after deciding to use a clear satin, rub-on polyurethane. The second, prior to sanding, previously unknown hardwood appears to be white oak. The contrast between the cherry veneer and the unstained oak is interesting and the clear finish accentuates the differences.

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In situ, in progress

On the back is the ultimate provenance:

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American made

Should be done in a couple of days, the rub-on poly is very easy to apply and has a great look on the old wood.

Finally, what we’re reading for the next phase of the current project:

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Taunton Press…always a good read