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I really like the way this came out.I made one like this in cherry so I hade some nice walnut and wanted to make this.hope you all like.
-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN
Jun 28, 2007
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#1 posted 06-28-2007 02:22 PM
Great night stand. Love the book matched back and love the wood grain. Thanks for sharing.
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#2 posted 06-28-2007 02:36 PM
Looks very nice, are they handcut dovetails (pins look nice and thin)? What finish did you use?
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#3 posted 06-28-2007 03:21 PM
Beautiful wood, excellent dovetails. Wonderful piece of furniture.
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#4 posted 06-28-2007 03:31 PM
it is beautiful!
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#5 posted 06-28-2007 03:56 PM
Can you talk about the joinery, rentman? It is a beautiful piece.
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#6 posted 06-28-2007 04:06 PM
yes they are hand cut donetails,I sold my leigh jig so I would not be lazy and use it.I love doing hand work it just a nice time in the shop to cut all the tools off and open up the hand tool cabinet.the finnish is as followsone coat lenseed oil,4 coats of 1/3 poly 1/3 lenseed 1/3 tung oil mixed.then 1coat of 2/3 poly 1/3 thinner then rub it out with 4o steel whol and a coat of wax.it takes about 4 days to do(only because of drying time)thanks all of you
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#7 posted 06-28-2007 04:35 PM
Beautiful piece and gorgeous wood. Those dovetails look awesome too!
What joinery methods did you use on everything else? (Dowels / mortise & tenon / biscuits, etc.)
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#8 posted 06-28-2007 04:55 PM
I bow before your dovetails, rentman! Beuatiful piece.
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#9 posted 06-28-2007 05:53 PM
Beautiful piece Rentman. Nice design, gorgeus grain and beautiful joinery.
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#10 posted 06-28-2007 05:53 PM
wow….just amazing…great job…
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#11 posted 06-28-2007 06:01 PM
Wow! That is stunning! Very nice work and obvious craftsmanship, this will be an heirloom for generations!
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#12 posted 06-28-2007 07:43 PM
Thanks for posting. The inside back panel of your project is just as nice as the rest of it. The dovetails are beautiful.
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#13 posted 06-29-2007 02:54 AM
Hi Phil;—-truly this is a stunning piece of ‘wood art’!
And you are to be complimented for your handwork here with the dovetail joinery….and then a great choice of finish. What a wonderful piece of furniture to be passed on….and I love the attention to detail, inside and out….
Thanks for sharing this one with us.GODSPEED,Frank
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#14 posted 06-29-2007 04:19 AM
Fantastic looking. I love those drawer faces!
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#15 posted 06-29-2007 05:47 AM
Wow,, everyone said it. Most Excellent.
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