Large Chest of Drawers

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Project by Matt posted 04-23-2006 07:42 PM 13513 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 06-05-2006 07:53 AM

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

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#2 posted 04-15-2007 02:21 AM

Great Project Matt. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 04-15-2007 03:17 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 04-15-2007 03:40 AM

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 04-15-2007 05:13 AM

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 04-17-2007 03:19 AM

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 06-13-2008 09:54 PM

Great job Matt

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#8 posted 06-13-2008 10:32 PM

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

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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#9 posted 08-26-2008 12:27 AM

Thats a nice chest, Matt.

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#10 posted 03-17-2011 12:34 PM

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

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#11 posted 03-17-2011 02:17 PM

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 06-13-2011 01:12 PM

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 02-08-2014 04:52 AM

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

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