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  • A John Nelson Pattern

    This is one of John Nelson patterns that Fox Chapel is now selling.
    I think, Dale H wife Linda cut this out from BB plywood as you can see in photo #1.

    I finished it as a "silver faux finish." It will soon be used in a magazine article.

    It's a very easy finished to do, once you know how. Its also, a beautiful piece that I wanted to share with you all.

    It can be ordered through Fox Chapel Publishing.
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    Last edited by CanadianScroller; 10-21-2006, 11:04 PM.

  • #2
    John Nelson Pattern

    I'm sorry, photo #1 didn't come up.

    But this one does shows the 2 photos, the first one shows the scrolled pattern on BB plywood, and the second photo shows the silver faux finish on the mirror with the attached shelf.
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    Last edited by MacS; 10-22-2006, 08:43 AM.


    • #3
      A John Nelson Pattern

      To add some contrast to John Nelson's mirror with the attached shelf, here it is shown with the "silver faux finish" on a red bacground.

      WOW, this time, it worked the first time.
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      Last edited by MacS; 10-22-2006, 09:00 AM.


      • #4

        That's very nice, you did a great job. The finish in silver look interesting. I like John's patterns as well. I bought some at the Open House.


        My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut


        • #5
          Now that is very, very kewl
          Excellent work !
          DW788 and Hawk 226

          " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "


          • #6
            It does look great! Always the best from the old finisher guy! Dale
            Dale w/ yella saws


            • #7
              A close up photo

              Thanks for the complments.

              Here, is a close up showing part of the "silver faux finish."

              Here, is how it was done.

              1- I started with few coats of sealer.
              2- I then used a Silver Acrylic aerosol, I applied a couple of coats.
              3- I then clear coatd it with Acrylic Clear Flat aerosols.
              4 -I then glaze it, with a black coloued glaze, by dabbing and mottling.
              5- I then sealed in the glaze with the Acylic Clear Aerosol.
              6- I flyspecked the "dots" with the black glaze.
              7 -I completed the silver faux finish, with a few coats of Acrylic Clear Lacquer.

              Always allow extra time for drying and sanding.

              Good Luck
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              Last edited by MacS; 10-22-2006, 10:05 PM.


              • #8
                And, although you cant tell in the pictures, this shelf is as smooth as glass! Dale
                Dale w/ yella saws


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