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Stickley No. 800 sideboard in Cherry

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Project by SFDCapt posted 143 days ago 1565 views 13 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It is done! I have finally finished the furniture project I began in mid January. It is a cherry sideboard based on a design by Gustav Stickley, sideboard No. 800. I say “based on” because I did vary slightly from the original. The biggest variation being that metal drawer glides were used instead of wood runners.

There is a back story to the wood and it can be read in the blog about this piece,Here.

This is my first piece of furniture with this much joinery in it. There are many little mistakes in this project, some more apparent then others. It was a definite learning experience and I look forward to hearing from the LJ community.

-- Making dust and taking names!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 143 days ago

Looks great to me nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SoonerFanJerry

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#2 posted 143 days ago

Beautiful work. Great lines!

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SFDCapt

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#3 posted 143 days ago

Thank you guys.

-- Making dust and taking names!

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mike1950

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#4 posted 143 days ago

Nice cabinet!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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wooded

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#5 posted 143 days ago

This is very nice and deserves the wooden sliders! Great authentic look when the doors are closed. Keep up the good work. Respectfully, Joe

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 143 days ago

Great project! Beautiful wood and workmanship, thanks for sharing.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 143 days ago

beautiful work. The cherry looks very nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 143 days ago

Nice work, it is a great looking piece.
I’m off to read the blog…

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

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Steve

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#9 posted 143 days ago

Wow. Beautiful!

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 143 days ago

A real beauty! Well done.

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

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#11 posted 143 days ago

A pretty good representation from where I’m standing…......Well done.

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#12 posted 143 days ago

That looks great! – Nice craftsmanship! I like the finish you got on it! – Great job!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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SPalm

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#13 posted 143 days ago

Wow that came out great. I love it.

Well done,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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SFDCapt

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#14 posted 143 days ago

The finish is EnduroVar by General Finishes in satin.

-- Making dust and taking names!

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489tad

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#15 posted 143 days ago

You did a great job for a this being one of your firsts. My wife bought a similar side board of cherry. She got it for a good price, so I thought till I give it a close look. All pocket screws. Nothing wrong with that but she didn’t get that great of a deal. I like how you attached the back, that makes for one solid piece. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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