Cherry and Maple Nightstands Complete

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Project by RickL posted 03-09-2013 01:33 PM 1497 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second nightstand is complete and at the request of Pintodeluxe I added a few more pictures during construction. A couple of photos showing how I handcut the tenons for the base, the legs have two mortises each. The corner blocks add strength as well as a way to attach the cabinet to the base. The assembled base is shown prior to cleaning up and stain application. Edge jointing the cherry for the cabinet glue up. The cabinet is assembled and the hardware is attached on the door. Making the drawer and attaching the base to the cabinet is the next step. Another view with the open door. Thanks for looking.

-- Rick, Union,KY

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 03:08 PM

Very nice stand and craftsmanship!

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 03:52 PM

Great, great work Rick. I really like the seperate treatment of the base, it seems to make that gorgeous cherry grain even more pronounced, showing its beauty and color. Where is that cherry from? It looks super!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 03-10-2013 12:09 PM

Thanks Chuck and Rick. The cherry came from my supplier in Indiana, not far from the KY border. Its a small mill and they get their logs from the IN, KY, OH area so not sure exactly, but from this area

-- Rick, Union,KY

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#4 posted 03-11-2013 06:31 PM

Very Nice!

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 06:47 PM

Nicely done! They really look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 03-12-2013 03:58 PM

Beautiful nightstand! Like the great build and design especially the base which gave a nice contrast to the whole look.

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