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Aurora Nightstand

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Project by Topapilot posted 1937 days ago 2766 views 19 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the Aurora Nightstand designed by Darrell Peart. The plans are available on the internet, but I don’t recommend them except for overall dimensions. The material is African Mahogany and Ebony accents. Construction is loose tenon joinery with a water based dye and six coats of Arm-r-seal wiped on. The dye came out darker than I intended, must have been due to differences in my technique on the sample board and the finished nightstand.

This was a real challange with lots of new techniques. Now that it’s done, I can see more of the style in the future!





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kolwdwrkr

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#1 posted 1937 days ago

very nice, thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 1937 days ago

That is a very nice table. It has an interesting style, guess I have to check out Darrell Peart ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1937 days ago

Very nice nightstand. I like the design and the finish. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#4 posted 1937 days ago

looks great…I really like the design…well done…

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#5 posted 1937 days ago

Looks great! You obviously overcome all the challenges!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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noknot

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#6 posted 1937 days ago

great job it looks like a touch of Green and Green

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 1937 days ago

Nice homage to Green and Green.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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tenontim

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#8 posted 1937 days ago

Nice job on this table. I like all of the subtle effects of this style of furniture. I’ve found myself also, starting to incorporate these effects in my furniture. Thanks for the post.

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Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 1937 days ago

Beautiful!!! Great looking craftsmanship.

-- Dennis Zongker

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 1937 days ago

Classic…great details!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 1937 days ago

Robb – nice work. I hope you gave Darrell feedback on his drawings as he would appreciate it.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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Napaman

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#12 posted 1937 days ago

i really like the dark color…and the worksmanship is impeccable…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 1937 days ago

Well done Robb. Without challenges it wouldn’t be fun

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Darrell Peart

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#14 posted 1937 days ago

There were some mistakes in the plans – for some reason the last round of corrections never made it in before publication. The corrections should be in the currently available plans.
If anyone else has bought the plans for this piece and are having problems email me at darrell@furnituremaker.com and I will send you the corrections.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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TheCaver

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#15 posted 1936 days ago

I’m not a fan of Greene and Greene, but that is a fine example of the style!

There are some interesting photos of some authentic Greene and Greene last months FWW (I think).....They show a LOT of ornamentation…..FWIW….

Great job!

JC

-- Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan

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