how to hide plywood edges....

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Project by mpatrick posted 1245 days ago 3516 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a nightstand I built for myself. I just had to try the plywood on edge, I think it looks pretty cool. I had a lot of fun making this, and it really tested my patience. But in the end i got a cool nightstand and its the best drawer I’ve made yet.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#1 posted 1245 days ago

well that sure is a different look, good job

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#2 posted 1245 days ago

I like the look of that; good job!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#3 posted 1245 days ago

I’ve often heard that sometimes the best way to deal with a “flaw” in the wood is to actually do something to draw attention to it. Make it look “on purpose” so to speak. Well you have definitely made the plywood edge look “INTENTIONAL.” Interesting design and I have to say that it works. Not sure I would put it in my own house, but I do think that it works. Well done. Very inovative.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#4 posted 1245 days ago

Quite striking!

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#5 posted 1245 days ago

Interesting look!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 1245 days ago

Nice turn of flaw into feature. Great job.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 1243 days ago

I’m a big fan of end-grain, and it’s sure here in quantity! I like it.

-- "Do not speak – unless it improves on silence." --- "Following the rules and protecting the regulations is binding oneself without rope."

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