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Project by BigRedKnothead posted 559 days ago 2782 views 24 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my biggest commissions to date. Just about every sideboard layout has been done so I’m sure this isn’t ‘original.’ But I think it’s cool because we actually drew it up on a napkin with friends….then I made it. Bought a power jointer with the proceeds.

-- Red -- "There's nothin' in the world so sad as talking to a man, who never knew his life was his for making." Ray LaMontagne





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Tim Pursell

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#1 posted 559 days ago

Great looking sideboard!
Of course it’s original, you designed it.
‘Cept now I have a crick in my neck from looking at the last two photos.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/tpursell?ref=si_shop

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oakwood

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#2 posted 559 days ago

The sideboard looks really good. Nice work.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 559 days ago

Great work.

IPhone photos struggle here

-- 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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BigRedKnothead

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#4 posted 559 days ago

Thanks guys. Ya, my pics aren’t the best. Think I will grab the good camera rather than my smartphone next time. Can’t figure out how to rotate the assembly pics.

-- Red -- "There's nothin' in the world so sad as talking to a man, who never knew his life was his for making." Ray LaMontagne

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 559 days ago

Beautiful sideboard,it looks very much like a Stickly design

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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pintodeluxe

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#6 posted 559 days ago

Great project!
Am I looking at it right – the legs are tapered on the inside edge? Wow, that added a lot of work fitting the doors and drawers! The extra time you spent matching the grain on the door panels paid off in droves.
Magnificent.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 559 days ago

Just about any sideboard done in QS oak looks spectacular.
Yours is no exception. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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MT_Stringer

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#8 posted 559 days ago

I found that if I crop the image first (even if just a little), it will upload with the correct orientation. Try it and see if it works for you. I have a Samsung Galaxy.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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mbs

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#9 posted 559 days ago

Love the design and the qtr sawn grain. beautiful work.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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Luke

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#10 posted 559 days ago

Beautiful, subtle, elegant and sturdy, all the characteristics of A&C. Love the book matched panels in the doors.

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Gary

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#11 posted 559 days ago

Very nice work, especially the grain matching on your panels.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 559 days ago

One of a kind and uniquely beautiful : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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BigRedKnothead

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#13 posted 558 days ago

Thanks for the encouragement guys. Like some of you noted, it was worth the effort to bookmatch the doors and use the same board in sequence for the drawer fronts. Of course my early attempts at arts and craft aren’t nearly as nice. Don’t know if I’ll post those…lol. It’s fun to see the improvement.

Sidenote: In this part of the midwest, Iowa, I can get prices on oak (even qtr. sawn white) that many of you would envy. Often I can get it for $2 bd. foot or less. It’s a great place for a woodworker to live.

-- Red -- "There's nothin' in the world so sad as talking to a man, who never knew his life was his for making." Ray LaMontagne

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 558 days ago

That’s a very nice piece. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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cosmicturner

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#15 posted 558 days ago

Beautiful job you did on this I love mission style, you deserved to win thebdaily top 3 glad to see your hard work as a fellow artist..

-- Cosmicturner

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