Walnut Chest of drawers

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Project by tadwood posted 02-09-2011 07:57 AM 4777 views 60 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut dresser built last weekend for a friend.

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#1 posted 02-09-2011 08:28 AM

This is one of those cases where less, IS MORE.

That is simply beautiful! Great job

-- Childress Woodworks

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 08:51 AM

I love how you used a single board for each set of drawers, for a continuous grain line. Sharp!

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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#3 posted 02-09-2011 09:32 AM

Looks absolute perfect, like it very much. The black handles are the perfect choice for the walnut.
You really built it in one weekend?
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#4 posted 02-09-2011 11:55 AM

Well done looks perfect!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-09-2011 01:16 PM

Absolutely beautiful , but I’m not buying the “built last weekend” line. : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 02-09-2011 03:59 PM

Wow!!! I love it!!

I’ve been wanting to build a dresser for myself and have been mulling over whether or not Walnut would look good for that purpose. (When searching for ideas, I kept finding pale wood) I’m glad to see it looks GORGEOUS.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#7 posted 02-09-2011 04:29 PM

Wowww. Walnut is quickly becoming my favorite wood… You have done an excellent jo

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#8 posted 02-09-2011 04:31 PM

This dresser is very clean and simple. It’s beautiful and so is the wood.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 02-09-2011 04:48 PM

Very nice, classic design. Well done. I prefer undermount slides as they don’t show when the drawers are open and I find they run a bit smoother. What kind of finish did you use.

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#10 posted 02-09-2011 05:17 PM

Continuous grained drawer fronts, bookmatched sides, a nice, mellow finish, and complementary pulls… what’s not to like?!

So you finished it last weekend, but when did you start it it?

Very nicely done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#11 posted 02-09-2011 07:28 PM

Very nice work! Love the Walnut! I really like the handles too, the dresser has a very clean, contemporary but not over done, look. Now, if you can be there at around 5pm i can swing by to pick it up!

One question: Is the top solid or ply? Just wondering about the movement because of the mitered corners.

-- Jesus was a carpenter

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#12 posted 02-09-2011 07:49 PM

Wow, very sharp! Elegant. Great-looking mitered frame on the top, from the pics these look like some very nice-fitting drawers. Great job!

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#13 posted 02-09-2011 09:03 PM

Very nice job. I like the clean lines, And you have to love that walnut.

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#15 posted 02-10-2011 03:16 AM

Beautiful piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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