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Project by Paul posted 11-25-2013 01:36 AM 2147 views 9 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple oak night stands. We recently opened up a bedroom and made it a guest bedroom. We had a bed frame made out of oak, so I made these nightstands to match. Used the plans from wood magazine, and modified only slightly. Only put 3 coats of wipe on finish, but used wool lube to do the final rub. Turned out very smooth!

Also used Kreg’s pocket hole joinery instead of mortise and tenon. Worked fantastic. Very solid!

-- Paul, Iowa

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#1 posted 11-25-2013 01:38 AM

Very nice !

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#2 posted 11-25-2013 11:17 AM

Very nice looking side tables Paul….would like to have seen a few more pics of the build…great job.

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

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#3 posted 11-25-2013 02:41 PM

I’ve posted more pictures of the build. Thanks for requesting, Dave.

-- Paul, Iowa

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#4 posted 11-29-2013 03:24 PM

Great looking side tables! Beautiful wood, great design and awesome finish. Great work!

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