|Project by alexsutula||posted 06-25-2011 08:14 AM||3507 views||44 times favorited||22 comments|
I made this chest of drawers for a friend of mine from college. I probably spent more time on it than I should have, but this is a design i have wanted to build for a while now. And i got full creative control. I have about 140 hours into the construction. With the help of good shop drawings and a couple full-scale drawings everything went off without any major problems.
The sides are bent using the bent lamination technique. This was my first time building a piece of furniture with curved structural parts. I made the sides a frame and panel, i was able to create a curved groove in the edge by cutting 1/2” off of the width of the second lamination and taking care that the all the pieces aligned properly during glue-up. The cherry side panel is only 1/4” so it was able to flex with the curvature of the groove.
I had to cut all the that join the curved sides to the frames by hand.
Overall dimensions are around 53”high, 35”wide, and 19” deep. Every piece is solid wood with the exception for the dust pantennonsel in the interior frames
-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland