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New vanity from 120 year old dresser

02-21-2016 01:15 PM by MC | 5 comments »

Like most on this site I prefer to make rather than buy furniture but sometimes money and time constraints force compromise. When our weekend “cosmetic” update of the guest bathroom turned into much more ( the only item not replaced was the bathtub) we became creative. We found this old dresser made from white oak at an antique store for much less than the rough cut wood to build a new one would have cost. There were no markings on the piece but based on an article shared by the Wood Whisperer this joint was used from 1880 to 1900 making the dresser approximately 120 years old. The dresser was rickety and needed to be made more stable in order to hold the weight ...

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