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Project by venicewoodworker posted 03-19-2011 03:59 AM 1977 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dad came down from Wisconsin to Florida this past December (Like that was a hard one to sell) and helped me bang out a couple of pieces for our bedroom. I chose hard maple. My fist time working with it. It was an interesting experience. Everything is custom height because my lovely bride bought a bed that is higher off the ground than most. The pieces are now finished and the wife is happy. Now that my small garage shop has some room, I am working on the head and foot boards.


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#1 posted 03-19-2011 04:51 AM

These look great, a great father and son project for the winter. welcome to lumberjocks!

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#2 posted 03-19-2011 05:09 AM

Nice stuff!

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

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#3 posted 03-19-2011 05:12 AM

very nice

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#4 posted 03-19-2011 05:18 AM

Looks like this aint your dads first rodeo ! Enjoy your time together.

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#5 posted 03-19-2011 01:32 PM

cool drawers

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#6 posted 03-19-2011 02:03 PM

Nice clean designs and well done! Father & son projects are priceless.

-- Carl, Iowa

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#7 posted 03-19-2011 04:02 PM

Great job ….nice clean lines and the hardware goes well with the design.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 03-19-2011 04:30 PM

Beautiful!! Nice design. What a blessing for you and your dad to work together.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 03-19-2011 10:07 PM

I like the frame and panel look of the sides. Nice.


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#10 posted 03-19-2011 10:17 PM

Welcome to the best woodworker’s site I know. Nice work… love Maple. Your Dad is a lucky man to be able to do this with his son… and so are you… lol I’m in Ontario, my son in Vancouver BC, my daughter in Camobodia and my only sibling in Grand Rapids MI. Enjoy eachother’s company.Tks for sharing.

-- Paul, Plantagenet, Ontario

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#11 posted 03-20-2011 01:01 AM

Making the wife happy is key to playing in the shop. Spending time with your pops had to be great. Mine is in Michigan so we don’t get to work together a much as I would like. Thank god for phones so we can talk about projects.

Love the style and sizes you have built. I reall like the big one such a different width than you normally see, & keep the drawers wide looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 03-20-2011 04:14 AM

They look real good. I like them alot.

-- God, Family, Country, Woodshop!

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#13 posted 03-22-2011 06:39 AM

Very nice bunch of drawers. Now you gata build a bed to match;)
Great job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#14 posted 03-22-2011 04:04 PM

Love the whitewood panels. This along with very light grain give you many options for finishing and decorating. I use a lot of white maple and figured maple—check out the dye stains if you are using color in your finish. Makes grain pop—chantoyance (sp) Uppity word for sparkly deep. Nice project, now get back to sanding. spj

-- Steve, 'Sconie Great White North

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#15 posted 05-01-2011 03:28 AM

Thats a great looking project. Plus getting to work with Dad and make the Wife happy, just a winning deal all around.

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