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Wardrobes

Discussion in 'Showcase - show us your work.' started by stevy, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. stevy

    stevy PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    One of my old customers ask me if i would be interested in making them some wardrobes for there old 16 century farm house with crocked ceilings and floors.
    So I was up for the challenge
    I made them using mrmdf.
    The carcasses was made from 18mm screwed and biscuit jointed.
    The shaker style doors were made from 12 and 6 mm mdf.glued and pinned
    All the hinges were Blum soft closing and handles were to suit existing furniture.
    All the mdf was primed and then sprayed with four coats,using johnstone's acrylic eggshell.
    This was the job i was working on when my wife was taken ill.so i just did bits and pieces to finish
    the customer were absolutely brilliant.

    b notley w 002.JPG wardrobes2 006.JPG wardrobes2 009.JPG b notley w 009.JPG b notley w 007.JPG b notley w 013.JPG b notley w 005.JPG
     
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  2. barry

    barry PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Amazing piece of work Stevy.
     
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  3. Buckers

    Buckers PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Thats a cracking job that must have tested your patience with everything being out of level and plum!
    What's your sprayer of choice Stevy?
     
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  4. mistcoat

    mistcoat Colour Changing Cowboy Staff Member PPS Painter Bar Member

    That looks the bizzo, @stevy Top job I'd say!
    Shame about their green colour choice though :winky:

    p.s. removed your doubled up pics mate :thumbup:
     
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  5. Iain79

    Iain79 PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    whole room seems to run 4" downhill, great job i like the shaker style furniture
     
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  6. Ladyzaun

    Ladyzaun PPS Time Served

    Loving your work @stevy they must have been thrilled to bits!! :thumbsup:
     
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  7. EddieKavanagh

    EddieKavanagh PPS Master Craftsman

    That's the nuts @stevy looks fantastic mate
     
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  8. Painter16

    Painter16 PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Really really nice
     
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  9. matt

    matt PPS Tradesman

    looks cracking
     
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  10. Leicester Lad

    Leicester Lad PPS Time Served

    Top mark that man
     
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  11. Rock ape

    Rock ape PPS Craftsman Bar Member

    That's a lovely bit of joiner as well as painting.i like the Johnos acrylic dries to a tough finish. What primer did you use mate
     
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  12. Bobbones

    Bobbones PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    They are some impressive skills mate:thumbsup::doff:
     
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  13. AndyClassOne

    AndyClassOne PPS Master Craftsman PPS Painter Bar Member

    I'm impressed with your scribing Stevie, considering the contour of those walls :thumbup:
     
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  14. siwel

    siwel PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Hi ,
    Any idea of cost my son wants me to make up fitted wardrobes in his house approx. 10ft width
    Cheers
     
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  15. bitzz

    bitzz Born to fish. Forced to work Bar Member

    That a cracking job mate, well done certainly looks the dogs danglies :thumbsup:
     
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  16. stevy

    stevy PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    I got the Wagner XVLP 3500 for a Christmas present sad f****r:yes: to try out .Must admit found it not man enough.
    Would of been quicker with my airless.

    Thanks for sorting photos out mate.:thumbsup:
    I only did the wardrobes they did not want it decorated.
    been back to do some other rooms which was a challenge.
    I will post some photos up.
     
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  17. grumpyvandriver

    grumpyvandriver PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Nice work !
     
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  18. mistcoat

    mistcoat Colour Changing Cowboy Staff Member PPS Painter Bar Member

    No worries. Have a good year!
    Hope you're feeling alright mate, but moreso, your good lady?
     
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  19. bobajob

    bobajob PPS Craftsman Bar Member

    hi stevy first off and most importantly hope you and your good lady are in good health
    couple of questions if I may did you use a straight airless on the doors or AAA or xhvlp iv;e a graco 495 that ive had for years but never used it on joinery also what compressor is that in the picture as I;m thinking of getting one to use for brad nails ets
    also I would like to say that's top notch work my friend
     
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  20. stevy

    stevy PPS Master Craftsman Bar Member

    Thank you mate.:thumbsup:
    Things are improving with my wife,had a few more scans and everything as come back clear. :thumbsup:
     
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