Chiffonier panel prefinish

Time to clean up…

Before moving onto the glue up, it’s a good idea to get everything as close to finished as possible. I cleaned up all surfaces with the smoother after level/flushing up the rails and stiles.

I then put a few coats of shellac on the raised panel to prevent an unfinished portion showing later when the panel moves with the seasons.

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I think I’ll finish fitting the shelves before gluing these up. Besides, I’m waiting for my new dowel plate to arrive before I pin the mortise and tenons.

– JR

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