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Buster approved

I got the bed together today. The far rear bolts were really hard to get the nuts and washers on as the roll pan is smack in the way. 73 more words

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Three coats

I put 3 coats of Spar urethane on my bed. Also finished color sanding the inside of the bed, still a bit more to go on the outside of the bed.

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Staining

I started staining my boards today. Didn’t like the way the first one went on but fixed it later. Figured out the secret to putting it on. 55 more words

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Paint

I painted the underside of the bed wood strips. I went to the big orange box store and picked up so primer and color mixed exterior paint last night and started painting away. 33 more words

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Exhausting

Should have been a fast easy process to drill a few holes and start the staining process. I got the holes drilled, but it took all day. 43 more words

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Sanding

Sanded the wood strips and cut them to length, couldn’t get the first strip in so I cheated and tapered the part that is under the angle strip and will never been seen.

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Mill Works

I went over to my buddies place and we milled the wood for the bed. I still playing with the color, he thought it should be darker so I’m making a two coat sample to look at.

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