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Project by ziller posted 11-24-2010 07:38 PM 1412 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hickory is a lot of fun with dark and light tones. I wasn’t real pleased with the knobs the customer chose.

-- Zach, Las Vegas





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dakremer

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#1 posted 11-24-2010 08:11 PM

yeah, i’m not a fan of the knobs either – the dressers look awesome. I really like the hickory! Haven’t worked with it yet :(

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Broglea

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#2 posted 11-24-2010 09:45 PM

Beautiful dressers. Hickory was a perfect choice.

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Paul

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#3 posted 11-25-2010 01:21 AM

very nice looking piece. Nice feet also.

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YoungestSon

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#4 posted 11-25-2010 01:45 AM

I haven’t tried hickory either. Heard good things. The dressers look nice. Good job.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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Robsshop

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#5 posted 11-25-2010 06:43 AM

Really like the look of hickory,is it hard on Your cutting tools like I have heard and how is it in price if You don’t mind My asking ? Very nice looking project, I am sure the customers were pleased !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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wseand

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#6 posted 11-25-2010 06:59 AM

Those came out real nice. Never used Hickory but after seeing this project I might pick some up.

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

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ziller

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#7 posted 12-23-2010 06:24 AM

Thanks… Rob, I can’t remember exactly what I pay for Hickory but I remember it being close to Maple.. maybe $4.50 or there abouts.. Hickory is a “hard” wood but I didn’t notice it being harder on my tools than oak or similar woods..

-- Zach, Las Vegas

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 12-23-2010 06:29 AM

Nice looking dresser.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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cabmaker

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#9 posted 12-23-2010 06:32 AM

Nice clean geometry and nice brackets too!

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