Walnut Night Stands

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Project by verw0003 posted 09-21-2013 02:13 AM 1723 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut Night Stands:

This is by far the most challenging project that I have undertaken. I built these to match the bed I made earlier this year. I love working with dark walnut. Everything including the sides has curves to it. Top is walnut burl with surrounding solid walnut. 4 legs were curved on the bandsaw. Sides are walnut veneer on 1/4 inch maple, which are curved to match the legs. Drawer frames are maple. Lots and lots of sanding! I used a dark maple stain with 3 coats of poly.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 09-21-2013 02:30 AM

Really nice! Love the design, really unique. Huge walnut fan here too :) Suit the bed really nice. Be proud :)

-- - Jeff - Hamilton, ON, Canada

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#2 posted 09-21-2013 03:23 AM

Very cool design. Did you design it or see it somewhere? Nice job.

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#3 posted 09-21-2013 03:32 AM

I like the design. There is sort of an elvish or hobbit quality to it.

-- Stephen NYS

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#4 posted 09-21-2013 03:40 AM

Its my design using sketchup.

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#5 posted 09-21-2013 04:32 AM

I love these! Nice job!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#6 posted 09-21-2013 10:41 AM

Very very nice night stands…you did an awesome job. The dark walnut is beautiful…I can see why you like working with it.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 09-21-2013 12:47 PM

The design is really nice looking and they look very well constructed. The night stands are a great compliment to the bed you made espalier.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 09-21-2013 01:08 PM

What a great set up really like all of them.

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

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#9 posted 09-21-2013 01:33 PM

Beautifully done – love the flow of the curves.

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#10 posted 09-21-2013 01:39 PM

they look great

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#11 posted 09-21-2013 01:45 PM


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#12 posted 09-21-2013 03:26 PM

Absolutely love the design….thanks for sharing…

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#13 posted 09-21-2013 11:41 PM

Wow, great job. Love the design and craftsmanship

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#14 posted 09-22-2013 12:05 AM

Great job, saved it to my favorites!

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#15 posted 10-03-2013 12:17 PM

very cool..nice and small but very appealing

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