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Project by davidroberts posted 07-05-2010 07:59 PM 1993 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This dresser is the final piece in a matching bedroom set that I refinished. . The refinishing schedule is the same as the vanity I posted in Project last night. Now all the pieces sit in my daughters bedroom. I reglued some loose dovetail drawers which gave me the opportunity (or excuse) to buy my first parallel clamps. I bought two 31” Jet parallel clamps bought with a 15% off coupon at Woodcraft. I really love those clamps. I wish they went on sale more Thanks for looking!

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.





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patron

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#1 posted 07-05-2010 08:23 PM

you have really done an outstanding job on this set ,

now what ?

wish i could finish as well .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 07-05-2010 08:34 PM

Don’t let your neighbor see all of your fine work they might ask for them back!

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 08:49 PM

Incredible set and just a great job of restoration.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 07-06-2010 02:31 AM

You did a very nice job. No problems with any veneers I guess…

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

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#5 posted 07-06-2010 02:59 AM

Gary, I did quite a bit of reglueing especially along the edges, all over, but no replacement. I did replace the back of the bed footboard with 1/8” walnut plywood, but I could not match the color well enough with the rest of the piece to get satified. Fortunately, most of the footboard is covered by the matress. I just did not want to chance a really noticable replacement on this piece where everying thing is noticable. Reglueing was probably the most time consuming part of each piece.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#6 posted 07-06-2010 05:37 AM

Very nice work David

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#7 posted 08-08-2010 06:26 AM

David…Great work! You will quickly learn to appreciate the Jet parallel clamps. They are really handy.

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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