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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.


-- Rob, Washington State

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#1 posted 1237 days ago

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

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

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#2 posted 1237 days ago

Very nice. I like the color combination.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1237 days ago

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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#4 posted 1237 days ago

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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#5 posted 1237 days ago

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#6 posted 1236 days ago

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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#7 posted 1233 days ago

Rob thats a nice looking dresser.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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