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Mini Chest of Drawers

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Project by Bill Akins posted 01-24-2012 05:21 PM 1257 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted to replace her cheap storage bin in the bathroom. We decided on this. I have to do one of those honey-do projects every now and then to justify new tools. I made this from pine to match the magazine rack above it I made a while back. I used my new dovetail jig to mae through dovetails on the corners and half blind dovetails on the drawers. I used golden pecan stain, I sprayed 2 coats of satin poly and hand wiped 2 more coats on the visible parts. Then hit it with Renaisance wax. This was a fun little project.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.





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#1 posted 01-24-2012 06:30 PM

These look real nice, Bill. It looks like they will serve their purpose well.

helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-24-2012 09:04 PM

the joint details look great

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 01:04 AM

At first I wasn’t sure, but in the last picture it looks really good with the finish and all. Great joinery.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 01-25-2012 04:54 AM

Nice looking chest Bill

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#5 posted 02-02-2012 06:02 AM

Great Looking Chest!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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