A set of Night Stands

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Project by Todd Swartwood posted 12-31-2014 05:12 PM 749 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished these Night Stands a while back, and decided to start a new Bedroom Suite based on them. The night stand is built with Black Walnut with secondary wood being soft maple. I used half blind dovetails for the drawers
made with my Leigh Super Jig. My Next Piece will be through dovetails with eyeball spacing, also done with the Leigh Super jig. I also used metal ballbearing drawer slides laying flat under the bottom drawer. The front corner joints are Locked Miter.

The Piece I am working on now and not quite done I will post soon. It was supposed to be my wife’s Christmas gift, oooppps.

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)

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#1 posted 01-01-2015 04:01 AM

Very nice pieces. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#2 posted 01-01-2015 12:20 PM

Nice. Really tight job.
I like the cock beading around the drawer and door. Neat.


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#3 posted 01-01-2015 02:26 PM

Hey Steve,
I’m not sure what of the term “cock beading”?
I shaped a bead on the face frame pieces, then used a haunch joint and pocket screws to assemble the frame.
Then use an inset drawer, and I really like the look you can create.
Have an awesome and blessed New Year, Todd

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment.
Have a blessed New Year, Todd

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)

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#4 posted 01-02-2015 01:21 AM

Very nice Todd.

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