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8 drawer dresser #5: making drawers, adding hardware, attaching drawerfronts, and attaching sides

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Blog entry by EthanC posted 06-20-2011 02:27 AM 2442 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finally wrapped up this project.

Here is the 1/2” russian birch for the drawers:

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Here it is sliced up and then trimmed to size and grooved:

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Here are the drawers completed (rabbit and staples) and mounted on the hardware:

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The dresser has plywood drawerfronts with edgebanding. Here is the edgeband trimmer:

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Drawerfronts finished and mounted:

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Spraying the wooden knobs:

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Knobs mounted:

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Mounting the sides (glued and screwed):

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Sides mounted (my 3 foot tall son took this picture, that’s why it is so low:

All done and in place:

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 03:20 AM

Looks good!

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#2 posted 06-20-2011 04:10 PM

great idea for a trimmer

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