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These are the start of a bedroom set I'm working on. I got the inspiration and basic design from Lumberjock member Steve C. I changed the dimensions some to suite my needs. Whereas Steve used cherry, I opted for maple (that's what the wife wanted). And, unlike Steve's use of pocket screws, I opted for traditional mortise & tenon joinery throughout. The side panels, drawer panels, top insert and drawer boxes are 1/2" maple plywood, the rest is solid wood. Although I didn't specifically shop for curly maple, I've been pleasantly surprised by the amount of figure I got.

I'm still not sure about the handles - I tried for something that compliments the curves of the legs and rails - not sure if I hit or missed the mark.

I finished everything with 5 coats of MinWax WipeOn Poly, followed by some paste wax.

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i agree with the others these just just beautiful,and i like the pulls the way you did them,it works for me,great job and welcome to lumber jocks i look forward to seeing more from you.
 

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Beautiful, I love the contrasting woods, I would say you hit the mark with the handles, the inlay, everything comes together very nicely.
 

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Now those are just lovely,

Great job,

Garry
 

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A year later…. I just "joined" lumberjocks today because of this awesome looking nightstand. I would love to be able to make one like it for my daughter but need plans to guide me in the right direction. LJ won't even let me send-Lee a message until I have 5 posts so here's my first one. Should I just randomly comment on other items I like? Any suggestions welcome.
 

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Beautiful design! More great work!
 

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Nice work! You wouldn't happen to have the plans for this would you?
 

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These are great! Love the look and colors A+
 

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Id love the plans for these as well. Willing to share it?
 

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Love these stands, nice craftsmanship. Is there plans for sale?
 

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Thanks for the compliments. Yes, I have plans available for the nightstands, as well as for the matching dresser/mirror and bed.

The plans are free for the asking. If you use SketchUp, here are the links to the plans in DropBox:

Nightstand:
- https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqzy68wajkp0r9n/Cherry-Walnut%20nightstand%203.skp?dl=0

Dresser:
- https://www.dropbox.com/s/m78jabw9ghcq20r/Cherry-walnut%20dresser%203.skp?dl=0

Bed:
- https://www.dropbox.com/s/og5v6i1pi9eok7k/bed4.skp?dl=0

Enjoy! And post some photos when they're done.
 

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I've been searching on how to do the legs. Im looking to do a similar style for a floating table with Sugi shou ban slab encapsulated in epoxy . Im relatively new to serious woodworking but have access to a wood shop with almost every tool imaginable.
 

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Spittmonkey - The way I did the legs was to lay them out on 1/4" hardboard, cut/sand/refine the shape, then rough cut out the walnut legs, and use the hardboard template to route the legs to their final shape. For the front legs, you have to do this twice, since they're bowed in 2 directions.

For these nightstands I was able to find 8/4 stock thick enough for the legs to be 1 piece. For my dresser and bed I had to laminate 3 boards together. One mistake I made on the dresser is that the arch in the leg is about 1" deep in the middle, which was deep enough to penetrate through the outer board on the leg. The inner board of the lamination was a slightly different color, and you can see the difference a bit where the 2nd board shows through. This is on the front face of the legs. I should have (a) been more careful to match the colors better, (b) rotated the legs so this mismatch was on the side of the legs, and (c) prefinished the legs with a dark walnut danish oil (which I did on the bed) to blend the colors in better.
 
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