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Project by bryano posted 08-19-2007 08:13 PM 1811 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project. A three drawer bedside table made of solid mahogany. I hand cut the dovetails for the drawer fronts with a wood chisel. I dry fit all parts and did glue up with titebond. I finished this project with 320 grit, cherry stain, and two coats of poly. This is my seventh project in two years i will provide photos of the past six in the future.

-- bryano

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 08-19-2007 09:59 PM

good job .. love the big dovetail in the drawer side. drawer fronts have spectacular grain.

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#2 posted 08-19-2007 11:41 PM

That turned out great. I too like the large dovetail…..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 08-20-2007 02:26 PM

well done.
Love the top!!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 08-20-2007 05:02 PM

Fine work. Great use of nice wood. Mahogany has that open grain that reminds me of the black walnut we have here out west.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#5 posted 09-22-2007 05:14 AM

very nice keep up the good work.

-- Billp

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#6 posted 05-21-2008 03:20 PM

The large dovetail looks sweet.

-- A King, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A Father can do neither. -Marlene Dietrich

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#7 posted 05-22-2008 02:13 AM

Thanks I apreciate the nice coments

-- bryano

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#8 posted 08-15-2008 07:22 AM

Awesome grain pattern, nice piece… Dug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 08-15-2008 07:06 PM

Looks very nice. I will borrow the idea of the big dovetail for my next drawer project.

-- Zipsss

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#10 posted 08-26-2008 08:19 PM

thanks for the nice coments guys, sorry ive been so late to reply. Ive been helping my wife get her candel and stained glass business started. I have also recieved my first comissioned job that I start work on this week.

-- bryano

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