walnut and sycamore sideboard

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Project by jcsterling posted 05-09-2012 04:40 PM 3674 views 17 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

small sideboard in walnut with sycamore door panels and drawer fronts. doors hung with soss hinges. drawers are half blind dovetail fronts with poplar sides and backs. drawers are hung on 1/2” side runners .

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 05-09-2012 04:45 PM

Beautiful piece. I like the top (figured wood always gets my attention) Well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#2 posted 05-09-2012 07:08 PM

very nice, i like the handles

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 08:40 PM

Great looking piece, very nicely done.

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

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 10:15 PM

I really like your choice of contrasting wood. Nice job.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 05-09-2012 10:20 PM

Looks great! Like the wood choices.

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 01:24 AM

I have been curious lately about the look of sycamore. I’ve never seen it used before. It’s beautiful, well done.

-- Josh- What you put in determines what you get out.

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#7 posted 05-10-2012 04:36 AM

Beautiful work and super design.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#8 posted 05-10-2012 04:45 AM

I too love the walnut and sycamore together, and the shop made pulls. Just beautiful sideboard.

-- Ben in Va

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#9 posted 05-10-2012 11:09 AM

The woods go great together. I love the top!

-- Jeff W., Boston, MA area,

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#10 posted 05-10-2012 11:42 AM

Excellent work. I love sycamore. It should be used more, IMHO.

-- Gossamer shavings just floating around the back yard….-Bandit

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#11 posted 05-10-2012 11:51 AM

beautiful sideboard. I like the design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#12 posted 05-10-2012 12:07 PM

That is really gorgeous. Love the contrasting woods. Neat job on the drawers especially; I always like that arrangement. Did you do the pulls as well? Only one criticism: its bad enough we’re only allowed six pix, next time don’t rob us of one!

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#13 posted 05-10-2012 12:38 PM

Very nice!! Like the design and the wood combination.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#14 posted 05-10-2012 01:19 PM

I like the contrasting woods ,well done

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#15 posted 05-10-2012 01:34 PM

Holy Moly that is gorgeous. I read the title and was thinking, “I wonder how that’s going to look together”, clicked, and WOW! I like everything about it. I love that you didn’t skimp on the rear panel, love that you kept the character of the walnut, love the hardware, love the dimensions, love the rail/stile ratio, love the simplicity of the lower assembly. Favorite piece in a while!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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