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Project by Monte Pittman posted 576 days ago 1256 views 1 time favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Christmas present down.

32” tall x 22” wide x 22” deep. Beetlte kill Pine. 2” slab construction. The inside of top drawer is Red Cedar. Drawers are finger jointed together. I am not overly thrilled with my handles, but I didn’t find anything I really liked and my wood ones I usually use just didn’t look right. Wooden slides for the drawers. I am finally getting better at these.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability





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BusterB

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#1 posted 576 days ago

Nice work monte….she should cherish those for a lifetime…Merry Christmas sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 576 days ago

Great job Monte

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bill_Utterback

26 posts in 576 days


#3 posted 576 days ago

Those are beautiful. Great job.

-- Bill

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Dan

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#4 posted 576 days ago

AWESOME

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JeanValjean

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#5 posted 576 days ago

Wow…..where did you get ahold of that wood??
I like the design a lot….very well done.
What is the finish??

-- Semper Fi

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 576 days ago

I have about 200,000 beetle kill pine trees to choose from.

Finish is 6 coats of water based poly.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Bluepine38

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#7 posted 576 days ago

You must have been forgetting to sleep lately, with all the work you have been putting out. All of it looks very
good. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 576 days ago

Those are looking really good Monte…most certainly work that will be cherished..You can always change out the handles when you decide in something different that you like.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 576 days ago

Monte, these night stands are so unique I am sure that your daughter is pleased. Great 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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BGW

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#10 posted 576 days ago

I really love your style, Monte. Very original. I’m sure these presents will always bring warm memories. God bless.

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/

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whitebeast88

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#11 posted 576 days ago

beautiful stands monte.she’s gonna love them.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 576 days ago

Monte,

That’s a lot of pine! LOL! Any problems with expansion and contraction? Since it is a visually powerful piece, my first response to the handles is more power? Interesting as I am thinking about functional night stands as My wife bought a couple pieces years ago that are falling apart. Thanks.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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clieb91

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#13 posted 576 days ago

Monte, they look nice. Another great use for that pine, really like that rustic look.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 576 days ago

Those look awesome Monte, very rustic looking.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Tag84

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#15 posted 576 days ago

really nice rustic look to them, would also look great in a log cabin!

-- -Thomas -

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