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Walnut Double Dresser

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Project by sawdustdad posted 12-24-2015 03:51 PM 651 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter needed a big dresser, so this just happened in my shop. Again, the carcass is through dovetailed and all the dividers use sliding dovetails glued at the front and float in dadoes at the back.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Any board cut to length has a 50% probability of being too short.





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 12-24-2015 05:46 PM

Very nice work -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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Tooch

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#2 posted 12-24-2015 06:26 PM

looks great. Were the through dovetails cut by hand? that looks like an awfully deep dresser to use any normal jig with…

Great work, welcome to LumberJocks!

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sawdustdad

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#3 posted 12-24-2015 06:31 PM

I used a Leigh dovetail jig. works for up to 24 inch wide boards. I think the dresser is about 19 inches deep.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Any board cut to length has a 50% probability of being too short.

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 12-25-2015 12:50 AM

Looks great she will be proud of this heirloom. I like the joinery, good job congrats.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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