alder dresser

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Project by brian88 posted 12-07-2011 09:37 AM 1273 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dresser I built out of alder. Chestnut stain and 3 coats of sprayepleted.d laquer. Drawers are dovetailed made out of poplar. The first photo is an in shop photo. The rest are the customersw home. The dresser measures 63w x 52”t x 18” d. The bed is a king with an opening at the foot for starage. All 22 drawers in the project are solid poplar and dovetailed with ball bearing slides. The nightstands also have a “breadboard” puulout. Was a big project and all started through an add I posted on craigslist. We have just signed a lease to move our shop to a new location. We will now have a showroom!!! God is amazing through challenges to bring forth his blessing and glory.

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#1 posted 12-07-2011 10:34 AM

It turned out very nice.
I just could’t figure out the second pic., what or how is it actually?

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#2 posted 12-07-2011 12:47 PM

Well done. Nice drawer fronts.

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#3 posted 12-07-2011 05:07 PM

Nice dresser. Has production begun? Looks like I see a matching bedroom set in the near future.

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#4 posted 12-08-2011 01:38 AM

Nice looking dresser , Brian.

Hi woodworm , 2nd picture …the dresser is fastened to the wall and the drawers are falling out of it : )

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#5 posted 12-08-2011 01:53 AM

Sharp, good color, fine build

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#6 posted 12-08-2011 04:22 AM

Looks well built. Good work.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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