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Drawer - updated with some new photos

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Project by Antti posted 10-22-2016 01:01 PM 787 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak frame, cherry drawer fronts, and maple drawers. Blum slides inside, so the drawers open with a soft push. Took me long enough to finish this one, but here it is.

thanks for watching and commenting. Usually I have taken more pictures, but maybe this time the (incremental) progress was so slow that taking photos never seemed justified.

Anyway, I added some photos that I took just now. I also added the two pictures that I had took during the actual build.

I had great plans for the drawer fronts (similar to my “propeller shaped credenza”-project), but eventually realized I would never finish this. Instead I went for the simplest possible shape, but chose different wood to add some chatacter. As a result, I have three beatiful and thick oak planks as left-overs. Waiting for inspiration. I would love to do more of these projects, but I’m strapped for time. I’m sure many of you can relate to that.





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#1 posted 10-22-2016 01:22 PM

Looks super well done.

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#2 posted 10-22-2016 01:52 PM

beautiful

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#3 posted 10-22-2016 05:32 PM

looks great and really suits the setting

-- Greg Simon

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#4 posted 10-22-2016 09:32 PM

Beautiful, that grain that continues all the way across the front really makes this piece … Love it. And the joinery looks good from over here.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 10-22-2016 11:54 PM

would be better with more pictures

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 10-23-2016 01:29 AM



would be better with more pictures

- GR8HUNTER

I agree, more pictures, including of the interior would be awesome and helpful to folks like me! fantastic work on the continuous grain on the front. I’m currently tackling a somewhat similar project. how thick did you make the frame?

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#7 posted 10-23-2016 01:57 AM

Very nice work sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 10-23-2016 03:50 AM

I really like the looks of the “drawer”!
Nice work, more pics would have been nice.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 10-23-2016 05:47 AM

Beautiful modern design. I like those clean lines. I made similar project for my home too. I aimed to more clean lines like yours but ended up with something else.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-23-2016 07:42 AM

Thank you for your kind comments. I just added some pictures.

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#11 posted 10-23-2016 04:31 PM

Thanks for the additional photos!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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