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Cherry Nightstand

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Project by John posted 10-08-2010 12:17 AM 1717 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of last winter’s projects. 100% solid cherry including the top, flat panels, drawer bottoms, dust separators between the drawers and back. Flat panel construction on all sides and back. Wooden center mounted drawer slides and dovetailed drawers. I would have chosen three drawers but the boss felt two drawers would be more useful size wise. I think three drawers look more balanced. We have not chosen drawer pulls yet – I’m leaning toward bin pulls. Any suggestion for drawer pulls? The drawer separators are attached with loose tenons and glued only on the front. The rear and sides can float although the fit is rather close. The finish is BLO and poly. Oil poly on the top over the BLO. The joinery on the front is mortice and tenon and the sides and back are rail and stile flat panel. The sides are rabbeted into dados in the front and back.

-- John, Long Island, NY





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#1 posted 10-08-2010 12:40 AM

That is really nice, I am partial to Cherry.

-- Doug...

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#2 posted 10-08-2010 01:14 AM

Super looking night stand that cherry is sweet.

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#3 posted 10-08-2010 01:15 AM

I’m 46, and really not supposed to talk this way, but … DUDE ! You got MAD skills !

Just let me know if you need that translated … ;-)

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 10-08-2010 02:52 AM

My question was going to be “how do you open the drawers?” , but then I read the story. As for pulls there are so many choices. I try to think about what else is in the room. Oh, by the way, the night stand is beautiful.

-- -Willing to try

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#5 posted 10-08-2010 03:21 AM

Nice nightstand.

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