Bow front dresser

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Project by Mike001 posted 06-03-2011 04:12 AM 1595 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Daughter needed a dresser/changing table for Grandbaby #4 to match a set she had bought years ago so… My first bow front dresser. A little taller than a standard dresser and she wanted doors under for baby stuff so kind of a dresser with only two drawers. Cut the drawers on the bandsaw rather than laminated. Used curly oak on the fronts. Standard cabinet door construction. General finishes gel stain with seal coat underneath…a lot of sanding area. A lot of hours and design on the fly due to the bow front, but started with the box and went from there. Thanks.

-- "Always with Honor"

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#2 posted 06-03-2011 04:59 AM

Very impressive and inspiring, so much so you got me interested in trying a bow front piece of my own.

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

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#3 posted 06-03-2011 07:39 AM

Really nice. You did a great job.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 06-03-2011 11:58 AM

Very nice, I like it. Very good build Mike.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#5 posted 06-03-2011 01:57 PM

Great job!! Nice design and build.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 06-03-2011 03:00 PM

Nice looking dresser.

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#7 posted 12-23-2011 12:00 AM

Fantastic—great job.

-- TimV

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