Curve : A small chest of drawers

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Hello LJ’s

Last week I finished my first chest of drawers. It’s a very small one. It measures 38×18x15 cm. I made a slide-show for you-tube explaining how i made it.


Thanks for watching


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#1 posted 09-24-2011 02:25 PM

Thanks for the interesting video, I enjoyed it. Excellent piece of furniture the curve kept my eye busy!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 09-24-2011 03:18 PM

Very nicely designed chest. I enjoyed seeing the video/slideshow. Thanks

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#3 posted 09-24-2011 04:09 PM

Very interesting. One question…is the “curve” lipped to act as a handle to open the drawers or are you going to add some hardware?

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#4 posted 09-24-2011 04:13 PM

Beautiful piece. I love the curve in front. Does this curve have enough lip to serve as the drawer pull as well?

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#5 posted 09-24-2011 04:30 PM

Neat Chest, Artistic and crafty at the same time, beautiful wood used, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#6 posted 09-24-2011 04:55 PM

beautiful design, and great video outlining the process. Any plans to make a full size dresser?

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#7 posted 09-24-2011 05:21 PM

I like it and the video wad great as well. The only thing is can you open the drawers as is or will you be making some kind of pulls? Great job!

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

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#8 posted 09-24-2011 05:37 PM


The curve also acts as a pull. This works good enough.

@manitario : No, no plans on a fullsize one. Would be cool but for now i keep on making small stuff.


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#9 posted 09-24-2011 07:59 PM

NICE! Good work.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#10 posted 09-24-2011 08:19 PM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#11 posted 09-24-2011 08:23 PM

Simply Beautiful
Andy woould also approve, thanks for the video
very informative
I wish I knew how to make them.
again TNX

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#12 posted 09-24-2011 11:40 PM

Great little chest, and beautiful calming music as a backdrop on the video!

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#13 posted 09-25-2011 07:01 AM

@Abie : I made the slide-show so you can make one to!!!

Just give it a try


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#14 posted 09-25-2011 08:48 PM

Looks fantastic, really love the curves

-- Norman

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#15 posted 09-26-2011 07:32 AM

Nice chest of drawers. Too bad about that nasty warp on the front. Maybe a big iron can take it out. Really nice job, seriously. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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