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Furniture3036 of 5014My cool retro telephone stool.My barrel stave trunk
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Posted 2 years ago

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trunkman
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Dad was having so much fun with his trunks that trunk-boy wanted in on the action. So we found a suitable trunk to refinish. He took off the canvas, sanded and scrapped the wood, used steel wood on the steel straps, polished the brass tacks and stained it a nice walnut finish with a coat of satin finish. The third picture is the "before" shot which he took himself. Now he is all excited about it and getting ready for the next one. I am not sure who had the most fun between the two of us -- a great project to do together!

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  1. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks Bell -- but you put the "cool" bar pretty high with your tie shot!!!
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    It's nice that your son is interested in what you are doing & learning from it as well
  3. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks walksoftly, it is a real joy to be working on this together.
  4. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks as well to guyframtal, kerri1046, bratjdd, toolate2 and the gatekeeper!
  5. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Trunkboy thanks Lundy and official fuel.
  6. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    What a great piece it is now !! ~ Phil
  7. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks Phil for the comment, and scandinvianpieces, trgrubaugh, and longings for the upvote. My son is thrilled with the response...
  8. boonsborotrunks boonsborotrunks, 2 years ago
    Great project! Turned out nicely.
  9. jojomang jojomang, 2 years ago
    beautiful!
  10. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks boonsborotrunks, Bruce99 and jojomang for the visit and great comments!
  11. trunkman trunkman, 1 year ago
    Thanks DrFluffy for the love. (love your moniker by the way -- brings me a smile every time I see it). DrFluffy -- just fun to say. I wanted to change mine to "Trunkmonkey" but they would not let me. Stuck with trunkman.... bit boring.
  12. trunkman trunkman, 7 days ago
    Thanks Phil... a great memory for me...

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