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Little chest of drawers

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Project by Neightdogg posted 02-09-2011 12:39 AM 1085 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small chest of drawers I built for my wife’s desk at her new job. Good learning experience for me as I have never done anything like this. The drawer fronts are from a maple burl I found while chopping fire wood, it doesn’t have the stripes I was hoping it would, but looks pretty good none the less. I carved the drawer pulls and attached them with mortises and tenons. I am pretty happy with how it turned out, hope you enjoy looking.

-- Nathan





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Miket

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#1 posted 02-09-2011 12:45 AM

Looks good! You get better and faster the more you do it.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 02:11 AM

I think you did a terrific job, keep on cutting!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Dave

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#3 posted 02-10-2011 05:24 AM

Great looking c o d. I love making my wife little stuff and with your permission I would like to make her one.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Neightdogg

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#4 posted 02-10-2011 04:40 PM

Go for it Dave. If you are interested, my dimensions are 4.5”wide x 5.5” deep x 6.75” tall, however there is no magic in those numbers. I look forward to seeing how yours turns out!

-- Nathan

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#5 posted 02-10-2011 04:48 PM

That is really cute. Has a definilte lovingly hand made appearance.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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