5 Drawer Dresser with extra storage

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Project by David Dean posted 07-06-2015 11:38 AM 1285 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a new look for the dresser’s I build and staying to the format as well.
As you can see this project is 100% pallet wood and 100% pocket hole joinery and stained in English chestnut and a coat of polyurethane .

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#1 posted 07-06-2015 12:07 PM


Another great looking project, it reminds me of the furniture that I saw as a chilld at our farm many years ago.

You may be interested in having a read of the Pocket hole Post in the Joinery section of the forum.

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 07-06-2015 12:10 PM

Well done, Nice re-use.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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David Dean

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#3 posted 07-06-2015 12:42 PM

Thanks folks and ya rob I have been doing wood work for 30 some year’s and my grandfather did it for 45 years the only thing different is I use pocket hole joinery and he used dowel pin’s and thanks I’ll look in on that post.

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Jay Boutwell

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 02:38 PM

David as always you build some amazing pieces of which is always a fine display of excellent craftsmanship. Thank you for sharing your work as I know it is an inspiration for others to see.

-- Jay-- Cabinet Technology

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#5 posted 07-06-2015 04:20 PM

Great work on this and proof that you can make a silk purse out of a sows ear.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-06-2015 04:23 PM

Nice work, David.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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David Dean

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#7 posted 07-06-2015 05:39 PM

Thanks everyone for your kind words.

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#8 posted 07-06-2015 05:51 PM

David, this is a nice design and you definitely save by using salvages wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 07-06-2015 06:55 PM


Yep! You do great work! Wabi Sabi!

Oh yeah I stopped to view because it reminded me of the old wooden Ice Boxes my uncle had up in Northern Wisconsin for people staying in his log cabins ( Many years ago)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 07-06-2015 10:48 PM

Very nice chest. I love seeing a such a great looking chest made from recycled wood.

-- Ride the bevel!

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David Dean

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#11 posted 07-07-2015 01:46 AM

Thanks Guys . Im getting ready to build a biger one.

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#12 posted 07-07-2015 03:23 AM

Very nice work sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 07-07-2015 04:25 AM

Thank you.

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