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Project by MRue posted 1161 days ago 1944 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry & Maple dresser, inspired by similar projects I’ve seen that were painted.

The drawer front configuration was a last minute design change. Originally it was solid Maple, but it looked too monolithic, so I planed down Cherry boards to 1/2” and copied the lines of the face frame & glued them on

Mike





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MickeyGee

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#1 posted 1161 days ago

I like this a lot Mike. Really good job with the addition to the drawer faces and overall a refreshing take on a dresser build. Great work and thanks for sharing!!

-- -- Mike

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BigTiny

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#2 posted 1161 days ago

Hi Mike.

Beautiful job on “the leaning tower of dresser”. If it had been mine, I would have staggered the drawers to give less of a lean to it, but that’s just me…

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 1161 days ago

Now that is just cool!

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

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Brian Shourd

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#4 posted 1161 days ago

That is a really cool piece of furniture. I bet everyone who sees that is going to ask about it, and I’m sure you’ll have a story to tell them.

I think that it is the little things that really make this a nice piece. Great job.

-- Brian

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 1161 days ago

That is great

Really eye catching

Nice build

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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RS Woodworks

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#6 posted 1161 days ago

Looks great to me. Cool design. I hope you allowed for wood movement somehow between the solid maple and cherry drawer fronts glued together? Otherwise they’ll likely split on you.

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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degoose

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#7 posted 1161 days ago

Leaning tower of cherry … I too like it a lot…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 1160 days ago

Very nice, another one leaning the opposite way would make a great pair.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Sawtooth

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#9 posted 1160 days ago

I really like the design and choice of wood.

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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CaptainAhab

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#10 posted 1159 days ago

Outstanding design!! Love the assymetry, colors and originality.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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that1wood

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#11 posted 425 days ago

This is just awesome. Well done

-- that WOOD be cool..... JL

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