walnut and sycamore sideboard

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Project by jcsterling posted 714 days ago 2345 views 16 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 714 days ago

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 714 days ago

very nice, i like the handles

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#3 posted 714 days ago

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 714 days ago

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 714 days ago

Looks great! Like the wood choices.

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#6 posted 713 days ago

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

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

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#7 posted 713 days ago

Beautiful work and super design.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 713 days ago

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

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#9 posted 713 days ago

The woods go great together. I love the top!

-- Jeff W., Boston, MA area,

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#10 posted 713 days ago

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 713 days ago

beautiful sideboard. I like the design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#12 posted 713 days ago

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 713 days ago

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

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#14 posted 713 days ago

I like the contrasting woods ,well done

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#15 posted 713 days ago

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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