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Project by Jerry posted 01-20-2010 07:07 PM 1733 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This has been a fun project to design and build using Goggle SketchUp.


Outer Material: African mahogany
Frame Material: Poplar
Drawer Material: Hard Maple (dovetailed)
Bonding Material: Tight Bond 2
Drawer Slides: Ball bearing full extension, 22 inch
Finish: Minwax Polyurethane. Five coats total, three brushed on and 2 wiped on.

Total material cost of the project was approximately $1100.

-- Jerry - Roseville, CA

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#1 posted 01-20-2010 07:12 PM

Good job Jerry. Really pretty wood.. I love seeing that grain. Roseville…hmmm Years ago I lived in Yuba City, not too far north of you

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 01-20-2010 07:12 PM

Beautifully designed and crafted, Jerry!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 01-20-2010 07:18 PM

Very well done! Love the color. I have been working with google Sketchup for a cpl days and have started to make my outdoor kitchen plans. Nice shop you have! I’m jealous of all those clamps that’s is a collection you have going. Again very nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-20-2010 07:58 PM

Very nice job. You set a standard to strive for. I’m just curious – could you estimate how many hours you worked on this project?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#5 posted 01-20-2010 08:04 PM

Very nicely done and looks great. I never have been able to figure out that google sketchup stuff. My computer skills do not go too much past email and looking on the internet. I just design stuff on paper and figure it out as i go

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#6 posted 01-20-2010 09:20 PM

“Very nice job. You set a standard to strive for. I’m just curious – could you estimate how many hours you worked on this project?”

I didn’t keep track but I would guess approximately 160 hours.

-- Jerry - Roseville, CA

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#7 posted 01-20-2010 09:30 PM

Wonderful design and beautifully done. Great job!

-- Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity….

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#8 posted 01-20-2010 09:36 PM

Great Dresser, It is genius on your clamp rack. I would have never thought of using the garage door.

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#9 posted 01-20-2010 09:46 PM

I was just browsing around your immmaculate shop and thinking….... you need to get more clamps.

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#10 posted 01-20-2010 10:48 PM

Very nice build. But you don’t need me to tell you that.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 01-20-2010 10:49 PM

Wonderful job Jerry

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 01-21-2010 04:17 PM

very good job

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

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#13 posted 01-21-2010 06:34 PM

Looks like a million bucks.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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#14 posted 01-22-2010 10:42 PM

nicely done. Love the ribbon stripes in that mahogany. Nice size and composition too.

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#15 posted 01-24-2010 03:29 AM

Very nice

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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