Small nightstand

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Project by dakremer posted 08-10-2011 11:36 PM 11219 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Night stand that I made for my fiance as part of her birthday present. I bought her a pink sapphire ring to match the pink sapphire necklace i bought her a few years back. I hid the ring in the drawer, so when she opened it she was surprised!

I had A LOT of trouble with the finish on this one, and had a TON of help from some fellow lumberjocks. You can read the forum here

Thanks a lot for everyone’s help!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 08-11-2011 12:00 AM


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Tim Kindrick

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#2 posted 08-11-2011 12:04 AM

DUDE!!!!! That came out nice!!!! I’m sure she’s going to love it!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#3 posted 08-11-2011 12:30 AM

Looks great, Doug. What did you wind up with on the final finish?.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 08-11-2011 12:58 AM

Job well done!

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

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#5 posted 08-11-2011 01:38 AM

Nice piece.
It looks like you have the finishing problems worked out.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 08-11-2011 02:55 AM

Nice nightstand.

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#7 posted 08-11-2011 03:48 AM

Thanks everyone!!

Jim – i explained what i did over in the forum…..

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#8 posted 08-11-2011 05:37 PM

Cute & beautiful…..emmm both!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 08-12-2011 01:35 AM

Very elegant and a nice way to wrap a ring.
This should give you points ! LOL


-- Kiefer

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