Stephanie's Night Stands

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Project by newTim posted 2230 days ago 1332 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay… you asked for it. :) Here’s a project completed a couple years ago for yet another niece (a niece-in-law). This one lives in Paradise, CA and had to evacuate last week. She made the ‘mistake’ one Christmas of mentioning she needed a dresser (pictures not yet posted) and ended up getting a nice fourteen drawer dresser. The following year she got matching night stands. Can a bed be next?

Tiger maple top and face frame. Standard GF Oil finish (seal & top coat). I made the pulls out of Cocobolo. So here are Stephanie’s nightstands. Also displayed are a couple of examples of my wife’s art. Enjoy.

I think it was Marc Spagnolo who once commented that more often than not, the most interesting thing in a project photo can be found in the background. Here you can see I used white board sheets as the panel in my raised panel shop cabinet doors. This has prooved very handy as I can quickly write down dimensions that can be easily read from across the room.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 2230 days ago

I’m glad that you gave us the sideview of the dovetails because I didn’t notice all of those Tiger stripes at first glance : )......great job

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

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#2 posted 2229 days ago

Very nice looking night stands. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2229 days ago

I love the look of the tiger maple, beautiful night stands.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 2229 days ago

Tim, I’d never thought about whiteboards, but that’s a great idea. These are really, really nice. I love the dovetails and striped maple.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#5 posted 2229 days ago

Great job on the nightstands. I noticed the whiteboards right off…. another great idea.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 2229 days ago

I have to agree, the figure in that grain looks beautiful!
nice work all the way around.

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#7 posted 2229 days ago

Nice one Tim,

BTW, Most of the evacuations are being lifted and people are going home. I hope it keeps up. The fires are getting rediculous. Half the fire trucks in the state and some from out of state are in Chico. We salute them as they drive by.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#8 posted 2229 days ago

Re the Chico/Paradise fires. The fire first ran up the west canyon in June and now the east canyon. If a fire ever goes up either ridge it could be a huge disaster. All those firefighters must be exhausted.

-- tim hill

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#9 posted 2229 days ago

nice work! i like them alot. great job! gotta love the tiger maple.

I really like your idea for the flat panels on your shop cabinets. good use of a white board!


-- Nick, Maine;

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#10 posted 2229 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#11 posted 2229 days ago

Very nice looking night stands. Nice contrast of woods. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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