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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.
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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.
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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 http://whitdaniel.com
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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.. :)
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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?
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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)
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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
-- "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 www.singularengineering.com - 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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