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Cherry Built-in Chest of Drawers

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Project by mpm3 posted 08-18-2014 04:25 PM 927 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A year and a half or so ago I completed a built-in bookcase and I’ve finally gotten around to completing the companion piece. A large cherry 12 drawer chest with a small keepsake box on the top. Its constructed of cherry with poplar as a secondary wood with some funky maple for the keepsake box drawer fronts and wenge accents. Its not as red in reality as the pictures show – the wood is from the same tree as the bookcase so eventually, I expect the chest to mellow and even out with the bookcase tone-wise.

-- Matt





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#1 posted 08-18-2014 05:49 PM

This is a nice looking piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 08-18-2014 06:19 PM

Nice!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#3 posted 08-18-2014 07:08 PM

Beautiful, your drawer gaps look perfect.

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#4 posted 08-19-2014 01:49 AM

Very nice. The handles are elegant and really set the tone for the rest of the piece.

-- -Dan

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#5 posted 08-19-2014 07:59 AM

Looks Awesome…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#6 posted 08-20-2014 02:13 AM

This is beautiful I mourn the day that you guys move and leave it behind then the next couple decides to paint it white so it “matches.”

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