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Project by DMC1903 posted 444 days ago 898 views 2 times favorited 9 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
Enjoy





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jeff

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#1 posted 444 days ago

very simplistic…they look nice…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 444 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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sprucegum

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#3 posted 444 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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jman75

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#4 posted 443 days ago

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

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DMC1903

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#5 posted 443 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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mbs

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#6 posted 443 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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bobkberg

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#7 posted 443 days ago

Great Job! I especially love the nicely done dovetails.

-- Bob www.singularengineering.com - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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pintodeluxe

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#8 posted 443 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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DMC1903

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#9 posted 442 days ago

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

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