Daughters Night Stands

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 12-23-2012 02:29 PM 1612 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.

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 03:11 PM

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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#2 posted 12-23-2012 03:12 PM

Great job Monte

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 03:22 PM

Those are beautiful. Great job.

-- Bill

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 03:57 PM

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 12-23-2012 03:59 PM

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.

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 04:17 PM

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 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#8 posted 12-23-2012 04:17 PM

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.

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#9 posted 12-23-2012 04:27 PM

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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#10 posted 12-23-2012 04:30 PM

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

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#11 posted 12-23-2012 05:06 PM

beautiful stands monte.she’s gonna love them.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#12 posted 12-23-2012 05:32 PM


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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#13 posted 12-23-2012 07:19 PM

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


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

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#14 posted 12-23-2012 07:26 PM

Those look awesome Monte, very rustic looking.

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#15 posted 12-23-2012 09:09 PM

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

-- -Thomas -

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