Wifey\'s Lingerie Dresser

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Project by noahsdad86 posted 04-16-2010 03:26 AM 2199 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An ash lingerie dresser I made for the little lady. Nothing fancy but she likes it and it matches our bed and night stands. Dark walnut watco with a spray lacquer finish.

-- Anything worth doing is worth doing right.

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#1 posted 04-16-2010 03:33 AM

Nice job, that looks great.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#2 posted 04-16-2010 03:34 AM

very nice work, that ash looks good. I think i’ll get some while it’s on sale at rockler, i just hope i get boards with good grain like you have here.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 04-16-2010 03:51 AM

very nice..I’d like to make something like that for my misses, but make the top half jewelry and the bottom lingerie…

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 04-16-2010 04:13 AM

This is a very nice looking project… only one improvement required… perhaps some display pieces so we can see how much it holds.. :)

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#5 posted 04-16-2010 04:55 AM

Very nice one!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 04-16-2010 05:05 AM

That is a very nice piece. I like the frame and panel construction and the contrasting pulls. Excellent work!

Just one consideration – the cathedral grain pattern on the rails and stiles for the sides is a bit crazy and pulls the eye a bit away from the nice grain pattern you selected for the panels. I haven’t worked with ash before. Is it possible to get quartersawn or riftsawn ash that might give you a more unobtrusive frame so that the panels can really pop?

-- Richard

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#7 posted 04-16-2010 05:36 AM

I like the drawer profile. I once made a office cabinet with same drawers. Quite easy to do and really looks smart. I like the color as well. I am partial to dark walnut Watco stain as well. Very good work.
Just one thing ! Does she get dressed out in front of house , there is a car parked beside her cabinet ? (Chuckle)

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#8 posted 04-16-2010 01:16 PM

That looks great. You are a lucky man to have a wife who has that much lingerie.

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#9 posted 04-16-2010 01:39 PM

A beautiful dresser! Thats a lot of drawers to make and look good, you did well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#10 posted 04-16-2010 01:42 PM

I could fit the lingerie my partner has in my pocket

lucky man

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#11 posted 04-16-2010 05:56 PM

Nice looking dresser. And kudos to you if she has enough lingerie to fill it!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#12 posted 04-16-2010 06:22 PM

I have to agree with everything that the previous LJs said ;-)

But … the more I read ”... nothing fancy …” in connection with beautifully built furniture, like this … the less motivated I am to post what I build :-(

In other words … really nice job!

-- -- Neil

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#13 posted 05-24-2010 09:13 PM

Beautiful job noahsdad!

-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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#14 posted 12-23-2013 01:53 PM

You know to please your woman. Nice work.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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