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Bedside stand number two

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Project by Pattyboy posted 12-30-2012 08:10 PM 505 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a nightstand I made a few months ago for my oldest daughter. She picked a design she liked off of a google images search and picked the color and I went from there.

The carcass is made of some birch ply I had left over from some shop cabinets I made. The top was made from some curly-ish maple that I found in the regular maple pile at the hardwood lumber dealer. I tried to pop the grain with some honey amber aniline dye. I might try a darker stain next time. I used some seal-a-cell on top of that but might need something more durable on down the line. We’ll see how it holds up. The drawer fronts are made of MDF w rattle can spray finish.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-30-2012 08:16 PM

Unique and cool stand.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpymike

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#2 posted 12-31-2012 12:03 AM

I like the way the grain looks 2 feet deep with the analine dye, I think you nailed it.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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