Six Drawer Log Dresser

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Project by LazyBear posted 12-18-2015 03:25 PM 897 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this dresser for a customer,1st of 3. The corner post are from pine fence post, the top is made from 2x construction lumber as are the “log” drawer fronts (all dried in a make shift kiln to bring the moisture content down). The drawer fronts are then rounded with the bark side out. The sides are resawn 2×8s, with the saw marks left outside, giving it a rustic look.

-- Todd Franek,

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#1 posted 12-18-2015 05:09 PM


-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 12-18-2015 05:33 PM

great looking dresser BUT those roller drawer glides take all the fun out of opening and closing all that weight lol

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 12-18-2015 08:19 PM

Looks great. Very good use of available materials.

-- Christ was a carpenter...a fact that humbles and inspires me.

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#4 posted 12-19-2015 01:50 PM

Todd, you really did a fine job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 12-19-2015 02:55 PM

really nice build

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#6 posted 12-19-2015 03:34 PM

Really nice. Great work.

-- Ron, Montana

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#7 posted 12-19-2015 10:26 PM

Another fine example of workmanship. Bed too, did you try it with a straw mattress

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 02-04-2017 06:29 PM

awesome job.
true workmanship

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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