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Aurora Night Stand - Darrell Peart design

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Blog series by Mike_D_S updated 04-11-2016 01:56 AM 2 parts 2817 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: Aurora Night Stand

04-06-2016 02:58 AM by Mike_D_S | 9 comments »

I really love the Greene and Greene style (and more importantly, so does the LOML). I saw Darrell Peart’s Aurora Night Stand on LJ a while back and searched out the magazine article and saved it for later when I thought my skills might be up to it. I finally decided a few months ago to give it a try and picked up some Mahogany and a small ebony block. Here are a few pics of the in progress project and then a couple of shots of the table 99% done. I ran out of ebony, so I havenR...

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Part 2: - making the drawer pull

04-11-2016 01:56 AM by Mike_D_S | 2 comments »

This is more of an after the fact blog series, but I figured I’d document the last of the work, this is the drawer pull for the Arched Aurora Nightstand. The pull is 3/8 Mahogany dowel in two ebony blocks. The plan called for a 9/16” thick block which you drill out for the 3/8” dowel. I have not worked with ebony very much and find it to be moderately difficult to work. The Gaboon ebony I was using has a strong tendency to chip and splinter a bit. I went through a cou...

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