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Nursery: window seat, bookshelves and desk.

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Project by JasonWagner posted 09-14-2009 05:52 AM 18212 views 15 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this nursery room last year. It was my first try at cabinetry and took about 3 months of spare time. I used birch plywood (would do MDF if painting again) and then poplar for all the trim. It was also my first shot at making 5 piece doors, drawers and all that fun stuff. I fell in LOVE with pocket hole screws and the Kreg jig! Great learning experience!

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!





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kolwdwrkr

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#1 posted 09-14-2009 07:27 AM

nice work. All you need now is a cushion and a good book (about woodworking of course)

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Scarcraig01

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#2 posted 09-14-2009 07:33 AM

Very nice! Great looking nursery, that crib looks like quite a quality piece of furniture as well! You did a good job matching the stain on the bookcase tops with the crib and changing table. Terrific job all around, thanks for sharing!

-- Craig, Springfield Ohio

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Mark Shymanski

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#3 posted 09-14-2009 12:55 PM

Looks great!

As long as you are not painting walnut it should be okay :-) I understand one LJ admitted to painting walnut and has not lived it down to this day :-)

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#4 posted 09-14-2009 04:53 PM

WOW lucky kid.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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JasonWagner

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#5 posted 09-14-2009 07:49 PM

I would think painting over nice hardwood is some kind of punishable offense…?

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 09-15-2009 06:06 AM

Looks great. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 09-15-2009 06:19 AM

Grade “A” spiffy super job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HokieMojo

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#8 posted 09-18-2009 05:36 PM

not sure how i missed this. It is absolutely gorgeous. I hope I can steal the idea for something similar in my home someday.

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 09-18-2009 07:05 PM

Very nice work!

Congratulations on it’s intended use!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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