Four Drawers

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Project by Kevin Depies posted 1746 days ago 2144 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not sure what else to call it… it doesn’t really have much purpose. I actually designed & built this over a couple years ago when I first decided to get back into woodworking, but left it sitting around without any finish on it until now. I had just got my router table and wanted to build something small with frame & panel construction. The big mistake was the size; its too short to sit on the floor but almost too big to set on anything else. Anyway, build and learn.

Made of hard maple, maple plywood (HD junk which I regret using), and mahogany.

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#1 posted 1746 days ago

This a great table with super design features ,nice finish an super all around build.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1746 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1746 days ago

I like the looks. How big is it?

-- Kate,

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#4 posted 1746 days ago

you look at it and say a big mistake,it’s to shot.I look at and say ” what a great looking table ”
just find something small to put in it,and enjoy.Great work

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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Kevin Depies

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#5 posted 1746 days ago

Thanks, it is a neat design, just an odd size.

Kate – its 19” tall and about 10” square

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#6 posted 1746 days ago

Another great build, Kevin! I think its small size is precisely its charm…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#7 posted 1746 days ago

Hi Kevin,

Love the table. I think I would hang it from the wall and call it a cabinet. Or, it could be a kid’s bedside table for a lamp or alarm clock, etc.


-- Jim

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#8 posted 1746 days ago

It’s different, but neat looking, I like it

-- Bruce

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#9 posted 1746 days ago

Looks great. too short for sitting on the floor and too tall to set on a table, I’d call it a drawered stool and sit on it :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 1746 days ago

I really like the style and lines of this project. It has nice proportions and a great use of contrasting woods.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#11 posted 1746 days ago

That is a fantastic design. I can see matching bed side tables, chest of drawers etc… Maybe some felt lining in the drawers and you have a jewelry cabinet or watch curio.

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#12 posted 1746 days ago

Very nice design, I like those drawers!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#13 posted 1746 days ago

it’s great,,just build another just like it,,set them 3 feet apart, put a nice slab over the two,, call it a nice desk..there you go..very nice work..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#14 posted 1746 days ago

Maybe you should build a mini bed room set to match and then look for a family of midgets to seel it too. LOL

No matter what the size it looks great and I am sure you will find a use for it.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Kevin Depies

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#15 posted 1746 days ago

Haha, that’s hilarious Rex! Maybe that could be my niche : )

Thanks for the kind comments everyone, I didn’t think this one would get so much attention.

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