Arts and Crafts Nightstands

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Project by pintodeluxe posted 06-18-2013 07:02 AM 4378 views 57 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are my arts and crafts nightstands in quartersawn red oak. They feature one small, over two large drawers with storage in mind. The lower assembly is built with through tenons and double walnut pegs. Drawers are dovetailed, with poplar and aromatic cedar used as secondary woods. Side panels are solid oak. Small corbels are let into grooves in the legs. Arched lower rails and hammered pulls complete the look.

My six part construction blog is here…

For those of you building bedroom furniture, check out my matching six drawer dressers …

and my entertainment center / sideboard here…


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

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#1 posted 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

What a great job, on theis Arts and Craft! Great looking Oak and work. So clean and well done… great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 06-18-2013 08:36 AM

Love the curvy details :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#3 posted 06-18-2013 09:31 AM

Very Well done.

-- Be yourself everyone else is already taken.

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#4 posted 06-18-2013 09:41 AM

Well, I’ve been wastching this build closely; and knew it’d really turn out super. And, they are really MAGNIFICANT. And I’m personally glad you decided on leaving the backsplashes off. Thanks for all the pictures over the duration of this fabrocation.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#5 posted 06-18-2013 09:56 AM

I like these a lot. I’m putting them on my wish list of things I want to build. Great work.

-- "The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else." ---Frederic Bastiat

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#6 posted 06-18-2013 11:48 AM

OK, time to drool!... This is going to my favorites! Thanks!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#7 posted 06-18-2013 11:54 AM

Very nice nightstands….great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 06-18-2013 12:07 PM

Nicely done!

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#9 posted 06-18-2013 12:43 PM

Nice work.

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#10 posted 06-18-2013 12:54 PM

Nice work as always. Your making me want to get started on our bedroom set;-)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#11 posted 06-18-2013 01:15 PM

EXCELLENT !! These tables look fantastic , right down to the finish . Great hardware choice as well. : )
The photography is also perfect.
Thanks for the other links to the build and projects.
Now in my favorites.

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

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#12 posted 06-18-2013 01:21 PM

You’ve done a fine job on these nightstands. Congratulations.

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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#13 posted 06-18-2013 02:10 PM

Great looking night stands.

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 06-18-2013 03:33 PM

WOW! These are great. I wouldn’t change a thing. Excellent job!!

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#15 posted 06-18-2013 03:38 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. This was a fun project for me.

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

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