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Late summer project, a pair of nightstands. Maple, figured maple (drawer fronts), cocobolo pulls, jatoba top. Seal-A-Cell with Top Coat and Gel Poly. Through dovetailed drawers.
-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com
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#1 posted 09-29-2008 03:17 AM
Those are a pretty pair, a great start on a full house.
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#2 posted 09-29-2008 03:27 AM
Nice use of lumber!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 09-29-2008 03:59 AM
I love the contrasting materials….. Did you use any stain on the Jatoba?? I’ve seen brazilian cherry(other name for jatoba i think) before but it wasn’t any where near that deep red color….... Again nice work, thanks…..
-- Jeremy, North Dakota
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#4 posted 09-29-2008 04:46 AM
Tim those are great looking! Very nice indeed.
I’m also curious about the jatoba. It looks really red compared to the wood I’ve used…but it’s a great effect and contrast!
Thanks for posting them.
-- Martin, Kansas
#5 posted 09-29-2008 05:13 AM
The jatoba is actuall light brown, like teak. It just looks red in the photos.
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#6 posted 09-29-2008 07:20 AM
Nice clean lines, and I love the wood selection! Great job.
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#7 posted 09-29-2008 01:14 PM
Simple, elegant design and beautiful choice of wood. Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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#8 posted 09-29-2008 01:59 PM
Beautiful set of twins. Thanks for sharing.
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#9 posted 09-29-2008 03:37 PM
They are awesome. Great looking wood and nice contrast between the types that you used.
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#10 posted 09-29-2008 09:56 PM
Nice night stands! Are you going to make the bed?
-- Dennis Zongker
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#11 posted 09-30-2008 12:44 AM
The night stands are really nice. You did good with the contrasting woods.
Thanks for posting
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#12 posted 09-30-2008 05:35 AM
great job on the twins : ) Very nice indeed !
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#13 posted 07-01-2009 07:39 PM
These look great! What are the dimensions?
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#14 posted 07-02-2009 05:12 AM
Jamie… the tops are 19 1/2” x 19 1/2” and it is 26” tall. Mortise and loose tenon joinery. Dovetail drawers. Jatoba top, figured maple drawer fronts, tiger maple frame and legs.
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#15 posted 06-15-2010 06:14 AM
Nice work, those Jatoba tops are awesome. I can imagine how nice kitchen cabinets would look if they were made out of that
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