Nightstand Progress

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Blog series by gizmodyne updated 01-01-2008 02:45 AM 2 parts 2693 reads 56 comments total

Part 1: Unifinished Business

03-30-2007 06:58 AM by gizmodyne | 46 comments »

I am going to blog this project and a few others in order to inspire myself to get motivated and finish. HistoryWhen we bought our new bed, our old frame had to go. So I decided as any reasonable woodworker would, “I’ll make all new bedroom furniture.” (It seemed like a good idea at the time). We only have one nightstand which stinks for the nightstandless person (not me this year). So I decided to make twin nightstands. DesignI picked the Harvey Ellis designed Stic...

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Part 2: Almost Done.

01-01-2008 02:45 AM by gizmodyne | 10 comments »

Sunlight Last week I sanded nightstand #1. I had scuffed it up badly storing it and had to resand a large portion of the outside. I used pocket screws to attach the top. Since I sanded the project, I needed to expose it to sunlight to even out the color, so outside it went. It was nice today, over 70 degrees in the sun.Sunshine..U.V.—- Second UpThe second nightstand only needed detailing on the drawers. I went over them yesterday with 220 and then cheese-clothed them. The F...

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