Woodworking as a skill that has been around almost as long as man figured he had to cut trees to make his life better; be it for crafting implements or building of shelter and all the accessories that come with it. Thanks to advanced tools and machinery and the freedom of the internet we’re gradually back to the place where every individual can make a fine piece of wood work for himself right at home.
One Redditor put his woodworking prowess into action and made a really fine piece of bedside furniture for his room. We thought it was worth the share so here’s a feature on the woodworking masterpiece that’s got everyone talking. Specifically, because the project also makes use of different kinds of techniques into a successful build.
Here are some images of the materials and techniques used for the project. Let’s start by having a look at what literally makes the four corners of our bedside table:
(The wood pieces are put together and marked using a pair of compasses, a try square, and a pencil.)
Making the grooves on the corner posts:
Dovetail cuts for the drawer joinery:
Fixing the drawers:
And when all is done, applying the best of lacquer for the perfect finish:
Perhaps you might need to take some woodworking classes or a crash course in woodworking to be able to get to the level where your can easily and confidently build such a beauty. But if you’re already capable then no doubt you’ve got your next weekend project! Enjoy and share.