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Project by dewoodwork posted 06-01-2017 11:41 PM 1385 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Twin dressers for my twin daughters who are 8 years old. I have been working on this project in my spare time for over a year and now they’re finally done. The girls are ecstatic!
Woods used are cherry, maple and walnut. The pulls are a bent lamination and attached with walnut dowels. The tops feature breadboard ends with walnut accent pins. The drawer boxes are maple ply edged with cherry riding on full extension ball bearing guides. Drawer box joinery is tongue and groove. I’m very pleased with how they came out and I hope I have inspired some, as I have been inspired by others. Enjoy the photos.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.





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Woodknack

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#1 posted 06-01-2017 11:51 PM

Appears to be well executed

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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oldnovice

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#2 posted 06-02-2017 03:54 AM

From one CA guy to another, well done and good looking!
The drawer pulls are a very unique concept and I really like the contrasting woods/dowels.
I am with your daughters, I like it!

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

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Don2Laughs

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#3 posted 06-02-2017 08:24 AM

Dewayne, your projects are always inspiring and this pair of chests is EXCEPTIONAL. You’ve illustrated your design expertise, your craftsmanship and really hit it out of the ballpark with fit & finish.
Thank you so much for sharing!

Don

-- Don in San Diego, Ca.

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majuvla

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#4 posted 06-02-2017 10:40 AM

Beuatiful shape. I realy like those curves everywhere, it’s quite unique. I would be proud to have it. Outstanding job on tedails and joinery.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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gregjkm

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#5 posted 06-02-2017 12:03 PM

Fantastic job, those look very good. Where did you draw inspiration from on those curved corners?

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 06-02-2017 02:53 PM

These are beautiful dressers and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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dewoodwork

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#7 posted 06-02-2017 04:00 PM



Appears to be well executed

- Rick M


Thank you.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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dewoodwork

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#8 posted 06-02-2017 04:01 PM



From one CA guy to another, well done and good looking!
The drawer pulls are a very unique concept and I really like the contrasting woods/dowels.
I am with your daughters, I like it!

- oldnovice

Thanks!

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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dewoodwork

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#9 posted 06-02-2017 04:04 PM



Dewayne, your projects are always inspiring and this pair of chests is EXCEPTIONAL. You ve illustrated your design expertise, your craftsmanship and really hit it out of the ballpark with fit & finish.
Thank you so much for sharing!

Don

- Don2Laughs

Thank you for your praise. This is my first large scale fine furniture project in quite some time. I just don’t have the time and energy I once did. I don’t seem to have lost my ability though. Now my wife wants a low boy 6 drawer chest for the bedroom. I told her “give a couple years” LOL

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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dewoodwork

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#10 posted 06-02-2017 04:09 PM



Fantastic job, those look very good. Where did you draw inspiration from on those curved corners?

- gregjkm

The inspiration for the curves comes from furniture I have designed and built in the past. Basically it started with a commercial sleigh style changing table my wife wanted for our first borne. Have a look at my projects and you”ll see what I mean. It seems to be a style I have adapted. The construction is pretty basic and straight forward. Thanks for your comment.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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dewoodwork

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#11 posted 06-02-2017 04:09 PM



These are beautiful dressers and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck

Thanks!

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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Napaman

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#12 posted 06-02-2017 11:46 PM

Just gorgeous! I like all parts, but the backs are nice…usually where dressers hide…yours dont.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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dewoodwork

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#13 posted 06-03-2017 11:48 AM



Just gorgeous! I like all parts, but the backs are nice…usually where dressers hide…yours dont.

- Napaman

Thanks, one of the things I love about this design is it makes it easy to incorperate a frame and panel back.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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Gittyup

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#14 posted 06-03-2017 01:19 PM

Really pretty work!

-- tel

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