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Project by fotoman54 posted 04-10-2011 04:47 AM 1582 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first dresser and did I learn a lot. It is for my new grandson coming in July and has to get shipped across the country hope it makes it okay. I got the idea from the Woodsmith Magazines Cherry Dresser. It is made from birch plywood, pine draw fronts, and a poplar top. I used a dark cherry stain for the top and knobs, and a cherry gel stain for the rest of the case. It has a couple of coats of poly on it and am in the process of adding more.

Enjoy
Rob

-- Rob, Washington State





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 04-10-2011 06:57 AM

You did a great job using the woods you did! Beautiful work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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woodworm

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#2 posted 04-10-2011 09:21 AM

Very nice. I like the color combination.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Hoosierdaddy

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#3 posted 04-10-2011 12:24 PM

Very nice work Rob! I didn’t thing you could get the birch p/w and pine to come out so even during the staining process….. And good luck with that whole shipping process too! I’ve gotta do an Indianapolis to Houston shipment and think it may cost more than the project itself!

-- I don't know what this is going to be like, but there's only one way to find out..........

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itsmic

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#4 posted 04-10-2011 05:14 PM

That looks Good, well made and stylish combination of color and proportions, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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kosta

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#5 posted 04-10-2011 11:23 PM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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SonnyGarcia

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#6 posted 04-11-2011 12:45 AM

Great work. I like the dark cherry top.

-- "Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed", John 8:36

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Beginningwoodworker

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#7 posted 04-14-2011 10:59 PM

Rob thats a nice looking dresser.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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