walnut night stand

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Project by gds posted 1088 days ago 1265 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a pair of these walnut night stands and finnished them with many coats of hand rubbed Deftoil.
The sides and the door panels are 3/4” thick Walnut, I made raised panels and put the raised part inside to make them look flat on the outside. The Rosette’s were turned on the lathe then carved and set into the back board with a forester bit to make then look like it was carved into the back board.
The hardware is over 100 years old it came from England, I found them in a junk box of old hardware in a antique shop in Philadelpha.
I am now working on a King size headboard made from 11/4” Walnut to match the night stands, it will have a inset panel of booked Carpathean Elm Burl Veneer in the center with a larger matching Rosette on the top.

-- garry, mn

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#1 posted 1088 days ago

Welcome to LJs : )
Nice project …some more pictures would be great !!

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

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#2 posted 1088 days ago

Beautiful nightstand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1087 days ago

Nice job. Now that’s what walnut should look like!


-- M Clark, Georgia

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#4 posted 1087 days ago

Nice job. Very pretty wood.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#5 posted 1087 days ago

Outstanding use of Walnut!!! Welcome to LJ’s!!! I look forward to seeing your future projects!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#6 posted 1080 days ago

Thanks everone, I appreciate all of your comments on my work.

-- garry, mn

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