This was a long time coming...
Back in the spring of last year I started a thread to show off a nightstand I was building. However I unexpectedly sold that article to a magazine, so I had to retract my posts.
Well, the article finally saw print in the March 2011 issue, so I can at last feel okay about posting photos.
So without further ado, here you go!
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There is an unfortunately placed heating vent beside my side of the bed, so I needed a fairly open nightstand, to replace the closed in cabinet that was there. I also hit on the idea of adding a second shelf, so that I could elevate the clock up high, and leave the top open for magazines or books.
As well I had a couple of gorgeous African Padauk boards that I'd been holding for about two years waiting for this project. I've read that Padauk can darken over time, but after two years in my shop and these two boards were as red as the day I picked them up. So I have high hopes that this will keep it's rich colour.