Woodworker's Journal 101-Projects-for-Woodworkers, страница 127
of wear along the top edges and front corners and then give the piece a final sanding. The chest in the photograph was given one coat of Minwax Early American stain. When this dried, full-strength satin-finish urethane varnish was applied. After drying, this was sanded lightly to a uniform dull finish. A second coat of urethane was then applied, followed by a rubdown with 5/0 steel wool.
One-inch-diameter porcelain knobs look the best, but twelve of them will cost about S17. If you have some glossy white enamel on hand, you can save a few dollars by painting wooden knobs, or just staining them to match the chest. We personally feel that any furniture project worth building deserves the best hardware you can purchase.