LumberJocks

Arts & Crafts Sideboard

  • Advertise with us
Project by flossy posted 12-08-2011 02:35 AM 2062 views 15 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The plans for this sideboard came from Popular Woodworking. It’s made from quartersawn white oak and features a finish (complements of the missus) that makes the piece an instant classic in our dining room.





17 comments so far

View ShaneA's profile

ShaneA

5306 posts in 1256 days


#1 posted 12-08-2011 02:44 AM

That is a very nice piece. Well done, for sure, by you both.

View tenontim's profile

tenontim

2131 posts in 2402 days


#2 posted 12-08-2011 02:51 AM

Very nice craftsmanship and the color is great. The dinning table and chairs are next. Thanks for the post.

View flossy's profile

flossy

90 posts in 1029 days


#3 posted 12-08-2011 02:58 AM

Thanks, Shane and Tim. Actually, the table designed and, with Thanksgiving having just passed, the ruling is—next year we celebrate on the new table. I doubt I’ll get all of the chairs knocked out, too, but hopefully I can get at least a couple completed.

View quartrsawn's profile

quartrsawn

143 posts in 1871 days


#4 posted 12-08-2011 03:11 AM

Very nice!

-- Nat - West Sayville,L.I., NY

View lightweightladylefty's profile

lightweightladylefty

2651 posts in 2370 days


#5 posted 12-08-2011 03:52 AM

Great workmanship! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

View dorran's profile

dorran

140 posts in 1892 days


#6 posted 12-08-2011 04:17 AM

Great build. Looks perfect.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

View Tim Pursell's profile

Tim Pursell

494 posts in 2440 days


#7 posted 12-08-2011 01:15 PM

Very, very nice!
I bet once you start on the chairs you’ll bang out a whole set in no time.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/tpursell?ref=si_shop

View dubsaloon's profile

dubsaloon

619 posts in 1451 days


#8 posted 12-08-2011 02:07 PM

I love it. Wonderful lumber and finish. WOW!

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

View Brandon's profile

Brandon

4138 posts in 1609 days


#9 posted 12-08-2011 03:14 PM

Excellent work. I absolutely love it! This has been on my to-do list for some time. In what issue of popwood did you find the plans?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

View planeBill's profile

planeBill

480 posts in 1067 days


#10 posted 12-08-2011 03:16 PM

Killer work! Thatis beautiful.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

View John_G's profile

John_G

146 posts in 1349 days


#11 posted 12-08-2011 05:44 PM

What was the finish you used on this piece, it looks gourgous….

-- John Gray

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15698 posts in 2876 days


#12 posted 12-08-2011 07:21 PM

Drop-dead gorgeous!

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15814 posts in 1524 days


#13 posted 12-08-2011 07:23 PM

This is one beautiful piece of furniture. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View flossy's profile

flossy

90 posts in 1029 days


#14 posted 12-08-2011 07:33 PM

Thanks for the kind words, all. It is a piece I’m quite proud of.

For the finish, she used Jeff Jewitt’s Mission Oak Finish, as detailed in this .PDF. The only variation is that she used dark garnet shellac in steps two and four.

I’ll have to look up the Popular Woodworking issue number, but will post it here later.

View Steve Erwin's profile

Steve Erwin

94 posts in 710 days


#15 posted 10-12-2012 05:18 PM

You did an amazing job on this. Congratulations!

I’m about to attempt to make a Stickley Sideboard (#711) and I’m struggling to figure out how those top drawer divider walls are attached. Did you dado them into the underside of the top? Or is the top edge of them just left unanchored?

-- I've been creating problems to solve since I was born.

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase