Haidyn's 6-Drawer Dresser #7

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Blog entry by ND2ELK posted 07-08-2010 12:05 AM 7853 reads 6 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 6 drawer dresser that matches the 4-in-1 crib I made for my granddaughter, Hayden. My daughter wanted to see it, so I posted it here for now.

After I finish the crib and dresser, I will do a detailed project post on both of them.

Here is my shop sketch and cutting list for the dresser.

I would like to introduce you to my granddaughter, Hayden, and her mother Jennifer.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#1 posted 07-08-2010 12:07 AM

Very cute baby Granpa, and great job on that nice dresser.

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 12:18 AM

well done there grandpa ,

on all accounts you sure know your stuff .

i did notice the grain ,
in one of the knobs is slightly askew (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 07-08-2010 12:33 AM

Well done, grandpa! I really like the dresser.

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#4 posted 07-08-2010 12:45 AM

that little girl is a sweet thing…i just found out yesterday that i have a grand dauther coming in november…im a very excited grandpa….congrts tom on your build and for having a sweet grand daughter to love on…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 07-08-2010 02:06 AM

Tom, congratulations! You have a lovely daughter and a beautiful and healthy grandchild. She has a beautiful piece of furniture lovingly made by Grandpa. I look forward to the details of the build Tom It’s a great looking piece and I am interested in learning what joinery you used for the unit and for the drawers. God bless Tom.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 07-08-2010 02:23 AM

That is so sweet. Good for all you guys, and a wonderful build.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 07-08-2010 03:50 AM

Nice Job Tom! Top Quality for sure!

Thanks, Mike

-- Mike, VT

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#8 posted 07-08-2010 11:49 AM

Very nice! Built with love!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#9 posted 07-08-2010 01:13 PM

Congratulations grandpa !! Well done Jennifer !! Tom you have a new beautiful granddaughter,and she has a new beautiful dresser,well done.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#10 posted 07-08-2010 01:25 PM

Congrats on your new addition.
Lovely child!
Beautiful furniture.

Thanks for sharing

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#11 posted 07-08-2010 01:43 PM

Thanks Tom for sharing this blessed event of your family and so thoroughly sharing the build. Beautiful story and beautiful work. Seeing the pic of your daughter and granddaughter must make you want to nearly burst from joy, and I can see why. Congratulations.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#12 posted 07-08-2010 02:50 PM

Tom, What a beautiful baby, so glad that Mom and Baby are doing well! The dresser is outstanding can’t wait to see it all finished. You are very talented!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#13 posted 07-08-2010 11:23 PM

Hi Tom,

Excellent job on this! Beautiful work.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 07-08-2010 11:41 PM

looks great. the piece and the grandbaby!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#15 posted 07-09-2010 09:37 AM

That dresser looks great, I like all the details and trim work. I like how you include the shop sketch and cutting list on your blog. I wish I was that organized. Thanks for posting Tom.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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