Bedside Table

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Project by Chris posted 03-19-2015 10:40 PM 1512 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bedside table. Design is something that my 13 year old wanted – a place to put his night time water, a drawer to put his headphones in, and a bottom shelf for his latest lego creation.

For the drawer construction i thought i would use dowels insead of dovetails and it created a decent effect.

Made out of Baltic Birch and stained with General Finishes Java as this is just a placekeeper until i get a planer and can build him something out of hardwood.

As always – learn something new each time i build something and there are things i will do diferently next time.

On to my next project.

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#1 posted 03-19-2015 10:49 PM

Nicely done mate.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#2 posted 03-20-2015 01:01 PM

Looks great! My next project is a pair of night stands. The darker stain looks really nice.

-- Dave Peura

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#3 posted 03-20-2015 11:11 PM

simple is better – looks great – i might do this too and try the dowels too

-- Greg Simon

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#4 posted 03-21-2015 09:09 PM

Nice looking Table.. You son should be happy.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#5 posted 07-23-2016 08:08 AM

Very nice build. And the dark finish looks great.

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