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Sophia's hanging night stand

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Project by James Frederick posted 09-22-2016 04:02 PM 421 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter got a new bed with drawers, so a conventional nightstand would not work. The wife and daughter started thinking and before you know it Dad has a project.

Sophia added LED lights, she is happy and they turned out well.

Used a French cleat to mount on the wall.

-- Change begins somewhere may as well be with me.





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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#1 posted 09-22-2016 08:02 PM

Just got done with beds for two of my children. I may be borrowing your idea. My thanks to your wife and daughter for the project. :)

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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ohwoodeye

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#2 posted 09-22-2016 08:51 PM

I like it.
I think a “floating box” with drawers would keep things more organized but the wide open space sure makes it easy to throw bigger objects into it (ones that may not fit in a drawer). However if it was my daughter she would have it filled with clutter in less than a day…....good luck with yours.

Nice build.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-22-2016 09:25 PM

Very smart idea and good work on it!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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James Frederick

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#4 posted 09-22-2016 10:09 PM

Richard

Very easy scrap 1×4, and the case is 2ft x 4ft piece of Home Depot cabinet grade ply with rabbiited ends, the plywood edges were covered by leftover pine cut to match the plywood thickness.

It’s a fun project and your kids can paint them.

-- Change begins somewhere may as well be with me.

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