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My first 'real' project using my Kreg Jig. A white distressed nightstand for my 1st daughters room. The rest of the set will follow....

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Comment by Kevin Bergstrom on February 15, 2012 at 8:24pm

To be honest, it was not a difficult project.  It is made from 'scrap' MDF and poplar from other projects.  The design inspiration was the bed (headboard and footboard) that we purchased a few years ago.  I too consider myself a newbie.  The folks from Kreg asked me if I would describe myself as a 'woodworker' and I had to tell them that I am just sombody who builds stuff.  I don't feel I have earned the title yet.  The best way to learn is to dive right in!

Comment by Bryan roberts on February 15, 2012 at 7:09pm

Very cool. Beautiful work.  Being a newbie myself,  what was the most challenging thing in the build ...?

Comment by angie brashears on February 9, 2012 at 12:54am

beautiful  work, your daughter must love it!

Comment by Kevin Bergstrom on January 31, 2012 at 1:51pm

My daughter requested a ‘secret’ compartment so I added a lock to the drawer and a false base with storage for her.  She was so excited! The top is cherry finished with poly and it just added a needed contrast to the white furniture in the room.  I will be building a matching desk and dresser in the coming months (as time allows)

Comment by Kent Martzan on January 30, 2012 at 1:07pm

Excellent attention to detail that makes this a unique piece. I especially like the contrast between the white body and stained top. I'm sure your daughter will appreciate all the time and effort that went into creating this beautiful nightstand.

Comment by Jay Boutwell on January 29, 2012 at 11:59pm

Kevin for a first kreg project it looks like you have mastered the use of the jig.  This is very nice stand and would compete well in a contest.  Like your design and colors, they are very  complementary of each other.  The door and drawer is well made with your reveal in the fitting well executed. Im sure you daughter will be thrilled.  Keep up the excellent work.  Thanks for sharing your work.

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