Large Chest of Drawers

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Project by Matt posted 3042 days ago 10248 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this chest of drawers for my wife and I to replace our two mismatched chests we’ve had since we married six years ago. It’s made of Knotty pine with Poplar drawers and walnut inlays (my first ever). I used through dovetail joiney on the rails and stiles (my first also).

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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#1 posted 3000 days ago

Looks really cool, I may like to make this one also.

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#2 posted 2686 days ago

Great Project Matt. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 2686 days ago

Great Chest Matt.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 2686 days ago

Great job Matt! Love the bow tie insert. Funny, I was looking at the woodworking online podcast about insert this very morning!

-- Andre, Quebec

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#5 posted 2686 days ago

must have been a bear to get out of the basement.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#6 posted 2684 days ago

Thank you everyone. It’s so large I’m thinking it may have to be sold with the house if we ever had to move. Scott, you have no idea the sweat that was broken getting that baby up the stairs and around all the corners. If I had attempted to build something this big in our old house. We would have to be getting dressed in the basement!!!

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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#7 posted 2260 days ago

Great job Matt

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#8 posted 2260 days ago

Thank you! It’ll be sold with the house for sure LOL!!

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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#9 posted 2187 days ago

Thats a nice chest, Matt.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1253 days ago

Great work! Sold with the house: I’m sure it will bring in a lot more dough…

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#11 posted 1253 days ago

If I threw in the CD cabinet in the living room I bet it would be an offer no one could refuse lol!

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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#12 posted 1165 days ago

Well done! That is a big bit of furniture. Nice having the space and nice to look at.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#13 posted 195 days ago

We would love to know the measurements on this chest & if you sell them ready made.

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