Bedside table

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Project by rawb posted 04-21-2010 02:13 AM 2008 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister in law asked me to build a bedside table for my niece. I never made one before so I thought I would give it a try. My father in law gave me the wood for free so all I had to buy was the table hardware. It’s nothing special but I really enjoyed building it. I did the beading by hand and cut the slots for the top hardware by hand. I wish I did double tapers on the legs and next one I build I will. It’s all select pine and has 2 coats of wipe on polly. Thanks for looking

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#1 posted 04-21-2010 02:18 AM

Very clean! Nice work.

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#2 posted 04-21-2010 02:44 AM

I like the way it’s standing on its tippy toes : ) Nice job !

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#3 posted 04-21-2010 03:16 AM

very nice..If this is your first,,the fever begins now,,aren’t pocket holes/screws great

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 04-21-2010 04:52 AM

Nice !

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#5 posted 04-21-2010 05:23 AM

good table

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#6 posted 04-21-2010 12:53 PM

Nice build.
Thanks for posting

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#7 posted 04-21-2010 02:13 PM

Thanks to all. This was also my first time with pocket holes/screws. They are very easy to do. I wanted to try a few more things with it but my sister in law just wanted something quick.

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#8 posted 04-21-2010 03:35 PM

Very nice!! Great look.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 04-21-2010 06:02 PM

Nice bedside table.

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#10 posted 04-22-2010 07:07 PM

Very nice.
Do you know the type of wood?

-- John

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#11 posted 04-22-2010 07:40 PM

Thanks John. It was all made from Select Pine scraps from my father in law.

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#12 posted 07-05-2010 02:04 AM

Hey this is cool. I like the detail.

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