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Dresser Rehab #1: A Pink Beginning

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Blog entry by gregb posted 1906 days ago 601 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I picked up this dresser thanks to craigslist.com~~ free section. As you can see the previous owner dreiced to pain the whole thing PINK!!! The construction is solid and the dovetails are still tight, whick is always a plus.

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This picture is of the sides. You can see that there is an additional panel that I haven’t decided whether or not I’m gonna keep it. Any thoughts here would be greatly appreciated. As far as my plans I am going to take off the olf veneer on the top, strip all that pink paint off and veneer the whole thing again. I was thinking zebrawood for the drawers and Indian Rosewood for the rest. Again, any ideas would be a big help here. I don’t have a finish schedule yet but I am thinking of a natural finish.

More to come as I progress along… thanks for looking



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Rustic

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#1 posted 1906 days ago

Pink? That is just not right. LOL

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Gary

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#2 posted 1906 days ago

Man..anything would be an improvement

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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scrappy

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#3 posted 1906 days ago

Sory to say but that is not as pink as the one in my shop I was given. I think it is why it was free also. haha

Mine doesn’t have the good joints but it still holds scraps and tools.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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