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Pine Dresser

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Project by WarMammoth posted 03-06-2009 10:58 PM 1872 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This happens to be the first woodworking project I ever worked on. Period. I had never even made a bird house before. I don’t know what came over me but all of a sudden I just had to start making something with wood. I watched Norm Abram build this dresser in a 30 min show so I thought “surely I could build it in an hour”. LOL. I didn’t have any tools then but my dad did and he lived right across the street. So I spent a couple hours a night over there for the next 4 months! I ordered the plans and video from the New Yankee website and followed them as best I could. Half of the time spent on this project, I spent learning how to use the tools properly and aligning them accurately. This project is by no means perfect, the dadoes aren’t as snug as I would like, the carcass isn’t exactly square, but it looks decent on the exterior and the drawers slide in and out smoothly and it has lasted for 5 years so far. I learned an amazing amount of woodworking from this project and from then on, I was hooked!





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amos

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#1 posted 03-06-2009 11:18 PM

hey..warmammoth..you did a nice job on this…I like working with pine ..its so easy to cut and sand and has a great finished look..good to see you at lumberjocks

-- amos

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SawdustWrangler

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#2 posted 03-07-2009 01:46 AM

From the picture, your first attempt was a big success. Pretty ballsy for a wood working introduction. Good job man.

-- Chris, South Carolina

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#3 posted 03-07-2009 02:46 AM

Great attempt for the first time. Looks very nice.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-07-2009 04:19 AM

Looks good,

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#5 posted 03-07-2009 06:21 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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