how to hide plywood edges....

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Project by mpatrick posted 11-18-2010 03:22 AM 7149 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a nightstand I built for myself. I just had to try the plywood on edge, I think it looks pretty cool. I had a lot of fun making this, and it really tested my patience. But in the end i got a cool nightstand and its the best drawer I’ve made yet.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#1 posted 11-18-2010 03:30 AM

well that sure is a different look, good job

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#2 posted 11-18-2010 04:06 AM

I like the look of that; good job!

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#3 posted 11-18-2010 04:18 AM

I’ve often heard that sometimes the best way to deal with a “flaw” in the wood is to actually do something to draw attention to it. Make it look “on purpose” so to speak. Well you have definitely made the plywood edge look “INTENTIONAL.” Interesting design and I have to say that it works. Not sure I would put it in my own house, but I do think that it works. Well done. Very inovative.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#4 posted 11-18-2010 05:32 AM

Quite striking!

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#5 posted 11-18-2010 06:40 AM

Interesting look!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 11-18-2010 02:32 PM

Nice turn of flaw into feature. Great job.

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#7 posted 11-20-2010 03:21 PM

I’m a big fan of end-grain, and it’s sure here in quantity! I like it.

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