Night Stand

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Project by CowanNavy posted 02-05-2012 12:27 PM 1187 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first attempt at something that isn’t a small keepsake box or shadow box. The legs are Sapele and the rest of it was milled out of dimensional mahogany. It has a drawer and a slide out shelf for electronics. All mortise and tenon joints into the legs and tounge and groove for all of the panels. Finished with Feed & Wax and 5 coats of Cabot Poly. All comments, suggestions, and critiques are welcome and appreciated.

I will add more detailed photos after I manage to get it unloaded and take more pics.

-- ET1 (SS) Cowan, Bremerton, WA - (I'll come up with a witty quote later)

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#1 posted 02-05-2012 02:17 PM

Looks great, nice job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 02-05-2012 04:17 PM

Nice looking NS. You did very well too on the finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 02-05-2012 05:43 PM

Good and solid, strong night stand. Would like to see a photo of the back and another with the shelf slid out.

-- Branlon, Board Director, South Central Indiana

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#4 posted 02-05-2012 05:58 PM

Great job and welcome to LJ’s…. More pics of this beauty would be fun to look at…

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

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#5 posted 02-05-2012 06:03 PM

Awesome nightstand. Great construction !

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#6 posted 02-05-2012 06:27 PM

Don’t leave us hangin’ here with a teaser. Nice job! Five more photos to go!

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#7 posted 02-05-2012 06:28 PM

Welcome to Ljs
This is a very unique design and a good build,nice job.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 02-05-2012 07:55 PM

As the British would say, it’s ‘dreadfully pretty’. Still not sure what that means, but I think it’s a compliment. Wait, was it ‘desperately pretty’? Anyway I like the nightstand.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 02-05-2012 11:45 PM

Thanks for the comments I am taking the pics tonight and will add them then

-- ET1 (SS) Cowan, Bremerton, WA - (I'll come up with a witty quote later)

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#10 posted 02-06-2012 03:20 PM

very nice design. does that middle piece pull-out ?

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 03-25-2012 07:36 PM

Great Job more pictures please

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