Bedroom Dresser

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Project by greg48 posted 11-09-2010 12:42 AM 1651 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finally finished the bedroom dresser (mirror image copy on other side of bed). The idea came from a furniture catalog my wife pointed out. It was on the “to-do-list” for only ten years, no need to get in a big hurry. I was pleased with the design and construction fit, but less than thrilled about the blotchy stain on the birch plywood (even after pre-conditioning). My wife was very pleased with the outcome (I think she dare not complain lest another 10+ years lapse before getting another project off the “list”.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#1 posted 11-09-2010 01:43 AM

Nice design and good use of space.

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#2 posted 11-09-2010 02:03 AM

keep in mind that blotch and figure are the same things, only one is pleasing to the eye. at least from the pictures its seems to be more a cool figure than blotch to me.

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#3 posted 11-09-2010 02:04 AM

very cool piece.

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#4 posted 11-09-2010 02:23 AM

very cool design and great contrast in wood tones. It looks to me like the birch just needs about 3 coats of good shellac,,,, will make the figure pop right off the board, ,,,give it a try.,, you’ll love it

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#5 posted 11-09-2010 05:44 PM

interesting design. I like it.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#6 posted 11-09-2010 08:25 PM

Love the design and great looking build. That’s a, pass down the family piece. Really fits that space well. I need something like that on both sides of my bed in my small bedroom. Cool….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 11-11-2010 06:35 AM

Very nice design. The blotching gives it an aged rustic look in the photos. I think DaN may be right. A few coats of Shellac may really bring it out. Very nice. What’s the next 10-year project :) ?

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#8 posted 12-30-2010 06:05 AM

Tansu! (Kaidan-dansu)

-- Scott - Chico California

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#9 posted 06-11-2012 07:27 AM


I’m looking at it and Tansu came to my mind as well, goes with the soji?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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