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Project by keithmck posted 06-01-2010 04:01 AM 2006 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of a pair of nightstands I made in 2006 as part of a woodworking course at Palomar College. It is 26”w x 21”d x 28”h. The primary wood is cherry with maple drawer sides, and the trim is cocobolo. The design is based on a picture I saw of a cabinet produced by Michael Colca Furniture, with some changes in trim details and probably the overall dimensions. The finish is two coats of Liberon oil, followed by six coats of semigloss Armorseal, and rubbed out with Black Bison paste wax and 0000 steel wool.

These pictures were taken right after I finished them. Over the last four years the cherry has mellowed nicely.

Keith

-- Keith, San Diego





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thatwoodworkingguy

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#1 posted 06-01-2010 04:23 AM

love the GNG inspired top rails of the doors.
welcome to LJ!

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#2 posted 06-01-2010 04:25 AM

A wonderful piece. a well executed design beautiful wood and an outstanding build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-01-2010 04:28 AM

Beautiful work. The book matching on the sides and doors really is nice.

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#4 posted 06-01-2010 04:45 AM

Nice job, Welcome to LJ!! :-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 06-01-2010 05:14 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 06-01-2010 06:30 AM

Looks really nice.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 06-01-2010 11:04 AM

That is STUNNING! It looks Greene and Greene inspired. Well done.

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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#8 posted 06-01-2010 12:57 PM

beautiful work…..love the design, I really like G&G…....love the cherry….....looks great…well done.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#9 posted 06-01-2010 05:39 PM

I love it! awesome work.

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#10 posted 06-01-2010 11:19 PM

Very good work and welcome to lumberjocks I like the green and green style in the cloudlifts

-- GO DAWGS!

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#11 posted 06-01-2010 11:23 PM

Beautiful night stand.

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#12 posted 06-03-2010 04:44 AM

awesome

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#13 posted 06-03-2010 09:27 PM

Good job Keith and welcome to LJs. Now what about some pics of your other projects?

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