Shaker night stands

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Project by DMC1903 posted 572 days ago 1002 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well another small project is checked off the list.
These nightstands are for our guest room, the wood is Alder wth
General Finish Gel stain. I tapered the legs using the jointer & a jig

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#1 posted 572 days ago

very simplistic…they look nice…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 572 days ago

Very nicely crafted in the Shaker style, good looking tables.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 572 days ago

Nice tables I love the shaker style. We have a couple of antique ones I have found it harder than it looks to make a new one look rite. I took me a couple of tries to get it but ; by jove I believe you’ve done it!

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#4 posted 572 days ago

I love these shaker tables! Awesome job…is there any plans drawn up for these?

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#5 posted 572 days ago

Thanks for the complements,
I did not have any plans to follow, just a picture from a magazine
It was all trial & error…... Many errors :-)

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#6 posted 572 days ago

Great work. Alder is such a nice wood to work with, isn’t it?

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

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#7 posted 572 days ago

Great Job! I especially love the nicely done dovetails.

-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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#8 posted 571 days ago

Nice tables. Did you use drawer slides, or kickers and runners?

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

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#9 posted 571 days ago

The drawers are on a pair of runners to slide on.

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#10 posted 121 days ago

Beautifully done, and with very elegant looking legs

-- A poor workman blames his tools;either he learn to use them,or find better tools.Woodwork is good work;idle hands are the devils playthings.

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