African Mahogany Nightstand with pomelle figured top

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Project by Rickterscale posted 02-10-2012 06:23 PM 2250 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are the nightstands (well, one of them at least) that go with the dresser that I recently posted. African mahogany plywood sides and bottoms with solid wood for the trim and legs. The top is pomelle isipo (or something like that, I can’t recall the exact species at the moment) framed with African mahogany. Joinery is a mixture of biscuits and mortise and tenon. Finish is one coat shellac and four or five coats satin Arm-R-Seal.

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#1 posted 02-10-2012 06:33 PM

The top is beautiful. Well done.

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#2 posted 02-10-2012 07:49 PM

Again, very well done. Very rich looking. Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 11:24 PM

nice design and good color! Did you dovetail the drawers?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 02-10-2012 11:42 PM

Sliding dovetails for the drawers.

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#5 posted 02-11-2012 02:30 AM

That’s really nice all around.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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