Maple night stand

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Project by ezek1el posted 06-12-2014 02:29 AM 1330 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last piece I made I came up with the design inspired by a shaker chimney cupboard that I saw. It is built completely out of solid maple. I used a table saw jig to cut the tails on the drawer then the pins were cut by hand. It is all constructed with mortise and tenon and dovetail joinery. I use minwax provencal stain and tried and true varnish oil, and I also used shellac for the bottom of the drawers which were finished separately. Cheers

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#1 posted 06-12-2014 08:26 AM

Well done, looks great….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 06-12-2014 11:52 AM

Nice one Dom. I would love to see the table saw jig too.

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#4 posted 06-12-2014 06:36 PM

Very nice! I love making something that you can stand back and say no mechanical fasteners were used here, just wood and glue. I also enjoy seeing the awe in peoples faces when you tell them that :p. It takes a lot more time but the structure and appearance do nothing but benefit from the work you put into it, great job!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#5 posted 06-12-2014 09:36 PM

Thats is so true, I like to use the least fasteners possible. Its also why I make my own furniture because I want it solid and to last generations hopefully! Thanks for commenting

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#6 posted 06-13-2014 12:01 PM

this is a beautiful piece. nice work

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