Dahlia homes

vikingcraftsmanOctober 21, 2008

Here is a flower box under construction.


This is a shot of leg blanks.

The last shot is a panel.

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sturgeonguy(5a ON)

Really nice work Viking! They're going to be great when they're stained.

What goes inside? Are you going to put a liner in them, or seal them? or just put a pot inside?

Cheers,
Russ

    Bookmark   October 22, 2008 at 6:29AM
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vikingcraftsman

I paint the insides heavly and the bottom of the legs. I put several coats of bull eye shalack on the out side. We love the look of natural wood. Then I dump potting soil in. They get quite heavy when the soil is wet. I us a refegerator cart to move them.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2008 at 10:31AM
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misslucinda

Handsome containers, Viking. Shellack and water are not good friends as any standing water droplets will make the finish milky. Is the "Bulls Eye" a modern uptake on the substance or are you just very careful when you water?

Again, very pretty!

    Bookmark   October 22, 2008 at 10:40PM
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