Cherry Night Stand

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Project by SouthpawCA posted 07-20-2009 01:11 AM 1310 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After I retired one of the very first things I did was take an adult eduction class in woodworking. This night stand was the project. I enjoyed the class and the results. The class provided the eduction and confidence I needed to actually finish a project such as this.

-- Don

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#1 posted 07-20-2009 02:35 AM

Speaks well for the instruction you received… very nice. Evidently, you followed instruction nicely, quite an impressive piece. Did you do those walnut bowls in class… or just a home project? Well done, too.

I’d like to find an adult education class in my area. Meanwhile… I get a lot of help from the Mason-Dixon woodworker’s club.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#2 posted 07-20-2009 02:42 AM

Nice job on the nightstand.

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#3 posted 07-20-2009 03:46 AM

Really nice lines on this piece. Looks very light. thanks for posting.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#4 posted 07-20-2009 03:50 AM

I really like this. Can you give details on your finishing process?

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#5 posted 07-20-2009 04:56 AM

Really nice!! Love that natural cherry!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#6 posted 07-20-2009 01:19 PM

Don, that is a nice piece of furniture. I really enjoy the look of this style of furniture and cherry is such a gorgeous wood.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 07-20-2009 04:03 PM

Hey Don
Nice table good clean lines very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 07-20-2009 05:18 PM

A funny thing happened on the way to finishing this piece … I hadn’t as yet actually taken the finishing class. And as things go, I still haven’t finished it. Eventually I will, but let’s say I don’t get to it for awhile – what will happen?

-- Don

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#9 posted 07-20-2009 07:09 PM

You mean this is just plain cherry? hoho! I think I want to try using cherry!

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#10 posted 07-20-2009 11:18 PM

Very nice! Great job on the legs in particular. :o)

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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#11 posted 07-23-2009 02:38 AM

Nice table, I like the tapered legs.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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