Shaker Style Night Stand

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Project by oakdust posted 12-20-2007 01:31 AM 3709 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this out of quarter sawn oak and true to period

-- Bob, Rockford IL,

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#1 posted 12-20-2007 04:55 AM

Elegant simplicity! Very nice.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 12-20-2007 05:09 AM

Thanks ,,I bought rough lumber and did all the milling in the garage shop. I was really impressed with all the ray flecks in the wood

-- Bob, Rockford IL,

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#3 posted 12-20-2007 05:27 AM

i really like your night stand. i like shaker. keep up the good work.

-- jerryw-wva.

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#4 posted 12-20-2007 05:42 AM

great project. really like your grain selection

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 12-20-2007 06:17 AM

Great looking wood and nice cabinet. How do the drawers look or don’t they work LOL

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 12-20-2007 11:30 AM

That is a nice project!

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#7 posted 12-20-2007 02:18 PM

Nice piece, what type of finish is on it?

-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down

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#8 posted 12-20-2007 02:48 PM

For the finish I used MinWax natural color and then 4 coats of wipe on poly I mixed 50%poly & 50% thinner and the light sanding between stuff

-- Bob, Rockford IL,

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#9 posted 12-20-2007 03:01 PM

Sweet. Beatuiful wood and nice execution. Next time, 3 pictures please :)

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 12-20-2007 04:24 PM

Well, when I looked at it, my comment was going to be “Sweet!” But then I saw Steve took that already, so how about…... awesome!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 12-20-2007 08:30 PM

Looks great. Quartersawn oak is just wonderful to work with. I like it!

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#12 posted 12-20-2007 11:00 PM

Terrific looking piece. The finish looks great.

-- Andy Stark

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#13 posted 12-21-2007 12:39 AM

I think the simplicity and the many uses made into shaker furniture is awesome. This piece is well done. I have a piece setting in my living room that in the 20 some odd years setting there, not one person has ever guessed what it is. Soon as I can get one of my kids to take a photo, I will post it. Again great piece of art!
Semper Fi!


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#14 posted 12-21-2007 06:55 AM

Love the oak on this one. A real classic

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#15 posted 06-07-2008 06:19 AM

I love it!! Great piece!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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