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Project by BradHess posted 02-26-2010 05:45 AM 1631 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This this is a bedroom set I am building for my wife and me. The dressers and nightstands are done with the bed still to be complete. The wood is mostly salvaged mahogany that was pulled out of a law office. The drawers are baltic birch with rabbeted dovetails. The fronts of the door are quilted maple that has some really cool grain to it.





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jim1953

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#1 posted 02-26-2010 06:09 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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woodworm

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#2 posted 02-26-2010 06:14 AM

Beautiful, really excellent job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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jayjay

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#3 posted 02-26-2010 06:21 AM

Those are sweet looking. The quilted maple looks real nice.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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NBeener

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#4 posted 02-26-2010 06:38 AM

Looks a little familiar … and a lot wonderful!

I love the way you did the whole set. Really fine job!!

Getting salvage mahogany was a real score, for you. Congrats :-)

-- -- Neil

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 02-26-2010 06:41 AM

Beautiful work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#6 posted 02-26-2010 06:44 AM

great results so far… looking forward to seeing the entire set when completed….

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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jsquared

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#7 posted 02-26-2010 02:09 PM

That is one fine looking set of furninture. Great work. Nice lines. Your wife has got to love it. What will the bed look like?

-- Jsquared, Texas

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Cozmo35

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#8 posted 02-26-2010 03:09 PM

Brad, Awesome job! Is that your shop in the pictures? If so, I AM OFFICIALLY JEALOUS!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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BradHess

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#9 posted 02-26-2010 04:49 PM

Thanks for all the great comments. If you want to follow along as the rest of the set is built check out the blog under my profile and you can watch as I finish it.

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RexMcKinnon

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#10 posted 02-26-2010 06:00 PM

Beautiful bedroom set.

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

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angelis

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#11 posted 02-26-2010 09:28 PM

good looking bedroom set.

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JimNEB

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#12 posted 02-26-2010 10:28 PM

When I see something like this I think, “Some lucky kid is going to inherit that one day!” Very nice work.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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jm82435

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#13 posted 03-05-2010 02:48 AM

You seem to have a knack at finding sweet salvaged material. These look great. You have way too much room in your shop holy @#$%^...

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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BradHess

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#14 posted 03-05-2010 03:03 AM

Yeah I always keep my eye out for deals on material and often buy good deals or take free stuff with no real idea what I am going to do with it. It drives my wife nuts but o’well :)

The shop is in the basement of a friends house which he built to host wedding and events. I got really lucky a few years ago when he said I could move out of my one car garage and into this basement space. Overall it is great the only downside is that most Saturday’s during the summer it is used by weddings, but it is a small sacrifice for having the space.

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mmh

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#15 posted 03-05-2010 08:46 AM

Beautifully done. I love the red wood of the mahogany and the contrasting quilted maple. Nice salvage too.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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