LumberJocks

dresser

  • Advertise with us
Project by grizzman posted 06-16-2009 12:00 AM 1508 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
dresser
dresser No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

this is the first peice of furniture i made in my new shop, we had just finished building our home and i needed a dresser, its made of antique heart pine with curly heart pine drawer fronts…some of this wood had a white wash on it when we salvaged it, and when i came across the drawer fronts and could see the figured grain under it, it was like a kid in a candy shop…it is most beautiful and rare to come across, the drawer pulls have been replaced with rustic oak twig pulls, it is finished with tounge oil.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





9 comments so far

View Loucarb's profile

Loucarb

2388 posts in 2099 days


#1 posted 06-16-2009 12:12 AM

That figured grain looks awesome. Nice job.

View stefang's profile

stefang

13033 posts in 1988 days


#2 posted 06-16-2009 10:50 AM

The curly heart pine is quite a find and really looks great. Well done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Splinterman's profile

Splinterman

23058 posts in 2015 days


#3 posted 06-16-2009 01:54 PM

Nice timber grain and finish…..cool.

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112089 posts in 2231 days


#4 posted 06-16-2009 08:01 PM

fantabulous. looks darn pretty.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

7011 posts in 1957 days


#5 posted 06-16-2009 08:10 PM

well fellow jocks.thanks for all your kind remarks, the reason i have done so much with the antique heart pine is when i first moved here to alabama from 15 years in alaska, is we salvaged a old home that was build in 1900, the walls in my home are covered with t and g heart pine…and i have tons of it left to make the furniture for my home…and projects for others…i have about 30 4×5 post of nothing but solid herat pine, and this stuff is as hard as oak….i love the natrual beauty it has…there is no stain on this wood, or any of the pieces ive made…all natrual color…....ive really enjoyed this site and love to see all the projects you do…being disabled with back problems has given me limatations and i often push through with pain to make what i do…i cant just lay here and not work…so i make these things somtimes at an hour here and a hour there until its done…...i love wood working and always will…..keep working the wood guys…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View Kristoffer's profile

Kristoffer

670 posts in 1870 days


#6 posted 08-15-2009 06:42 PM

I love the curly heart pine faces on the drawer fronts. Great piece of work.

-- Cheers and God Bless

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2434 posts in 2739 days


#7 posted 01-08-2010 11:41 PM

Just found this pic…what Beautiful figured drawer fronts! and from salvage. I’ll bet you Were excited. A very nice piece. congrats on the find. and I’m glad you had the skill to feature it so beautifully!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

View pommy's profile

pommy

1697 posts in 2345 days


#8 posted 01-08-2010 11:45 PM

And not a red dress insight mate a fine piece of furniture

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

View Russ's profile

Russ

142 posts in 1853 days


#9 posted 02-01-2010 12:19 AM

Nice job Griz, glad to see some of your work.

-- Happiness is being covered in sawdust

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase