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Project by SubtleEpsilon posted 11-22-2016 09:18 PM 1772 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of a pair of nightstands that I just finished. The design and wood choice were an attempt to match the bed a bit stylistically. The case is made from 5/4 that I bookmatched. The grain on the sides and top wrap around but the bottom does not as I couldn’t get that much continuity out of the wood I had.
The drawer sides are solid maple that I resawed to 1/2” and the drawer bottom is just baltic ply. I’ll admit to having bought the drawer pulls since I think they looked nice and came in walnut.

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid





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#1 posted 11-22-2016 09:44 PM

Nice. What was your finishing process? Would appreciate any level of detail.

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Ben

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#2 posted 11-22-2016 09:53 PM

Wow – beautiful work!

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#3 posted 11-22-2016 10:42 PM

you did a great job on these,came out beautiful,even though you cheated on the pulls-lol.not an issue we all do sometime.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Alexandre Lussier

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#4 posted 11-22-2016 11:05 PM

Nice! That’s a lot of work. I really like the continuous wood grain. Great job. I’d like to see a pic of the matching bed.

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

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#5 posted 11-22-2016 11:49 PM

Very nice looking nightstands—kind of have a Mid-Century Modern flair to them!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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SubtleEpsilon

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#6 posted 11-23-2016 01:43 AM



Nice. What was your finishing process? Would appreciate any level of detail.

- gargey

1 coat Seal A Cell
3-4 coats Arm-R-Seal
wax with 0000 steel wool

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid

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SubtleEpsilon

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#7 posted 11-23-2016 01:45 AM



Nice! That s a lot of work. I really like the continuous wood grain. Great job. I d like to see a pic of the matching bed.

- Tetedebois

Bed project is here

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/226530

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid

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SubtleEpsilon

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#8 posted 11-23-2016 02:45 AM

You can’t really see it on these pictures well but here’s a very slight (11 degree) inward bevel on the case around the drawer front. I’d say the up side to this is that my wife has proclaimed that there is to be no more bought furniture in the house. ;-)

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid

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#9 posted 11-23-2016 03:12 AM

That walnut looks great and really like the design.

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#10 posted 11-23-2016 11:59 AM

Amazing!

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#11 posted 11-23-2016 01:35 PM

Thank you. So no pore filling. My experiments with pore filling have been a chore.

Nice. What was your finishing process? Would appreciate any level of detail.

- gargey

1 coat Seal A Cell
3-4 coats Arm-R-Seal
wax with 0000 steel wool

- SubtleEpsilon


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#12 posted 11-23-2016 02:59 PM

It’s a nice design and beautifully carried out.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#13 posted 11-23-2016 03:03 PM

great build

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#14 posted 12-20-2016 03:38 PM

Looks great.

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