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Spalted Pecan 4 Drawer Dresser

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Project by SawDustnSplinters posted 01-18-2008 09:39 PM 4175 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first piece of a current project to design a complete bedroom set of Spalted Pecan, after researching traditional dresser construction I decided I wanted the face frame components to be thicker and used 2” wide face frame components. Also I decided to make the sides of solid Pecan, this makes the whole peice very sturdy and solid. I left the natural edge to the font of the dresser top to give it a rustic look. I finished it with Tung Oil so it would not amber the natural color.

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”





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CedarFreakCarl

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#1 posted 01-18-2008 09:45 PM

Beautiful! I really like the style….......

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 01-18-2008 09:47 PM

looks good sawdust

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gene

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#3 posted 01-18-2008 09:57 PM

Very nice chest. Nice clean lines. beautiful wood.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#4 posted 01-18-2008 10:01 PM

Very nice. Beautiful wood, nice grain.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 01-18-2008 10:01 PM

Great design for using the spalted lumber!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 01-18-2008 10:04 PM

Exactly what I like – natural edges & wood with a story to tell. That top especially looks amazing. Beautiful!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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#7 posted 01-18-2008 10:08 PM

Pretty nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 01-18-2008 11:25 PM

I like it a lot. Beautiful wood and nice clean design. Excellent job!

-- Leon -- Houston, TX - " I create all my own designs and it looks like it "

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#9 posted 01-19-2008 01:31 AM

Nice Work..

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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hap

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#10 posted 01-19-2008 02:01 AM

excellent job.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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Blake

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#11 posted 01-19-2008 02:28 AM

Pecan is one of my favorite woods. Beautiful job of letting the wood do the talking.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#12 posted 01-19-2008 02:43 AM

thanks for sharing. I haven’t seen any pecan furniture before and really like the looks of the wood. I think you did an excellent job on the piece.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Chris

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#13 posted 01-19-2008 04:51 AM

Very nice work…. It’s the first time I have seen Pecan furniture as well. I like all of the color and grain pattern changes; it makes for a very interesting piece of furniture.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#14 posted 01-19-2008 06:07 AM

Very nice looking piece!

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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#15 posted 01-19-2008 12:25 PM

Boy, talk about some great grain patterns.

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