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Project by greg48 posted 1258 days ago 1373 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.





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Broglea

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#1 posted 1258 days ago

Nice design and good use of space.

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JBoss

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#2 posted 1258 days ago

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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Clay Robinson

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#3 posted 1258 days ago

very cool piece.

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 1258 days ago

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

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 1257 days ago

interesting design. I like it.

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

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mtnwild

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#6 posted 1257 days ago

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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nuttree

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#7 posted 1255 days ago

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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ChicoWoodnut

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#8 posted 1206 days ago

Tansu! (Kaidan-dansu)

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 677 days ago

Greg,

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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