Cherry and Maple Nightstands Complete

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Project by RickL posted 529 days ago 1363 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 529 days ago

Very nice stand and craftsmanship!

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#2 posted 529 days ago

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 529 days ago

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 527 days ago

Very Nice!

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#5 posted 527 days ago

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 526 days ago

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

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