Charging Nightstands

Submitted by SaraLodise on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:45

This was such an awesome plan for us. We have two phones, two kindles, a tablet, a laptop, lamp dimmers and heated mattress pad controls. Needless to say the wires got a little out of control. The plans were super quick and easy, and it was no hassle to make two of them. I used the same stain combo Ana used on her's but I finished with Miniwax Polycrylic for extra protection against wet water glasses, early morning coffee spills and dog slobber. I love the rustic earthy tone the stains make.

Dresser set soon to come!

P.S. the center pieces on the doors are left over oak scraps I had in 1/2" thick. Thus, they stained a bit more red than the pine boards. I was worried about the contrast but I really like the way it turned out.

Estimated Cost
$60 per nightstand (Inner shelf, ply backing & door centers were left over scrap, also got the door latches free with a PB coupon)
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Whitewood boards & Plywood
Finish Used
Prestain -> 1 coat Miniwax oil-based in Weathered Oak -> 1 coat Miniwax oil-based in Special Walnut -> 2 coats of Polycrylic
Recommended Skill Level



Thu, 10/03/2013 - 14:46

Why do you tease? That latch is no longer available!

But seriously, beautiful night stands.

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