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Walnut and Cherry Dresser

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Project by JBWelker posted 01-08-2018 09:35 PM 1306 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this dresser for my son, and luckily got it finished only a couple weeks before he was born. The design is based off of another project I saw on LJ which I believe is based off of a design from the Wood Whisperer. The dresser is made of walnut and cherry with maple drawers.

Thanks for looking.

-- Josh, Missouri





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Purplelady

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#1 posted 01-08-2018 11:18 PM

Very nice, I like the combination. He is a lucky boy!

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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#2 posted 01-08-2018 11:24 PM

Love the color combo as well as design

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 01-09-2018 02:09 AM

Great looking dresser. How nice to be able to make this for your son.

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#4 posted 01-09-2018 12:10 PM

Outstanding….

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#5 posted 01-09-2018 12:23 PM

Beautiful, well done.

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#6 posted 01-09-2018 02:06 PM

very nice, i really like the subtle curves

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#7 posted 01-09-2018 04:01 PM

double thumbs up!

My first major project was a dresser. Needless to say it didn’t turn out that great. But I’ve always loved making dressers since…

-- Pete

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#8 posted 01-09-2018 05:05 PM

That piece looks great. Luv it.

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#9 posted 01-09-2018 05:19 PM

Awesome….

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#10 posted 01-09-2018 05:45 PM

Josh, you did a wonderful job on this dresser.

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

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#11 posted 01-10-2018 03:18 AM

Stellar results. Congrats on the birth of your son. Clear finish on both the cherry and the walnut ?

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#12 posted 01-11-2018 03:55 AM

I really like that. I am thinking it would look nice in miniature on top of my Low Boy dresser in Cherry about the same color as your Walnut is. Nice work.

At some point it will look much different with the Cherry darkening, and the Walnut maybe getting lighter. By then he may be old enough to be capable in the woodshop, and if he doesn’t like it….......

Congrats x 2.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#13 posted 01-11-2018 12:21 PM

Very nice project. Well done

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#14 posted 01-11-2018 07:35 PM

Yes, it is only a clear finish (Arm-R-Seal).

-- Josh, Missouri

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#15 posted 01-11-2018 10:13 PM

love the design and the contrast of wood types

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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