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post #1 of 10 Old 04-08-2017, 10:06 PM Thread Starter
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quick nightstands

the wife decided she wanted new nightstand Wednesday night so ..... still thinking on drawers or not
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post #2 of 10 Old 04-08-2017, 11:11 PM
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A drawer at the top would be my choice. Looks good.

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Looks great but I would say definitely drawers. The night stands have a habit of gathering all the crap that you don't know what else to do with and at least with a drawer, it would conceal it. Great work.

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post #4 of 10 Old 04-09-2017, 10:19 AM
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Or you could ....

Enclose the top space with a flip down panel hinged at the bottom.
It becomes a larger surface when necessary AND conceals the contents on the shelf. You can leave the bottom space as is.

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Personally, I like the openness ... as is. I could visualize a bedside radio etc, easy to access.
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Great job! nice clean look!
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Drawers can hide a lot and will look less cluttered.

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You can get, or make, some wicker baskets. fit two of them on a shelf and it helps to keep things organized without actually building in drawers with sliders, etc.
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Nice. I second the motion for a drawer at the top. My idea of quick nightstands is two milk crates turned upside down.

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Thanks for the ideas .drawers it is. I'll post pictures when I get them done.
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