Guess Room completed!

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Project by BigBard posted 06-16-2009 05:05 AM 3024 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now that I know i can crank out these furniture pieces pretty quickly I’m gonna start focusing more on my craftsmanship. More dovetail joinery, less kreg tools, and more desirable woods(less poplar). I am still very excited about woodworking as I climb the experience ladder. Here’s a full bedroom set that I just completed and I’m sure it won’t be my last. Ill probably have this room completely re-done by Christmas using cherry or mahogany. It’s just so rewarding seeing people faces when they are able to view these items in person!! Ask questions and or critique!

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#1 posted 06-16-2009 05:30 AM

Great work!! Isn’t it great how your confidence builds when you’re finishing a project? I’m by no means a “Norm” level woodroker but it’s neat when you can answer folks’ questions somewhat intelligently based on your experience in the shop.

Those are great pieces and you should be very satisfied with your work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#2 posted 06-16-2009 05:45 AM

The tapered drawers on the chest are really interesting. The craftsmanship looks amazing. WOW. How long did it take you?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#3 posted 06-16-2009 10:39 AM

I,m sick of people ripping off my designs!! Just kidding! Great minds must think alike, the bedside looks similar to ones I designed a few years back for a suite called we produced called the skyview, the tapered legs really set it off well, although mine were a little simpler in the construction. Really sweet looking bed, the panels look simple and very nicely done and the dark colour goes real nice with the modern style. Very well done.

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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#4 posted 06-16-2009 10:55 AM

Great work! It a beautiful bedroom.
wooden garden bench

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#5 posted 06-16-2009 10:19 PM

Considering that have a day job, the nightstand took about 3 days, the bed was a week and the dresser was done first it took 3 weeks. I should start monitoring my hours because its hard tell from just memory.

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#6 posted 06-16-2009 10:22 PM

Great Job every thing looks fantastic.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 06-17-2009 07:15 PM

Nice design and great work. Don’t throw away the kreg stuff, ya never know when you’re gonna need it…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#8 posted 06-18-2009 01:43 AM

Nice bed. I want to make something like yours for me.

-- Krisztian VA My website:

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#9 posted 06-24-2009 09:51 PM

WOW!!!!!!This is very nice. What Talent. Your work speaks for itself.

-- ath

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#10 posted 08-10-2009 09:14 AM

Wow, it’s all beautiful!

-- Tim - Austin, TX

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#11 posted 05-26-2010 05:39 AM

Sure Nice job. Do you have plans for the night stands?

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#12 posted 07-01-2013 01:00 AM

That is awesome!

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#13 posted 08-24-2017 12:05 PM

All of these pieces look so nice and they are beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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