Walnut Dresser

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Project by Narm posted 02-21-2012 03:32 AM 1883 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project a year before I got married. My intention was to have it done well before I got married. Well…. as many of you probably know, it’s really hard to work on your own stuff when you have paying work sitting right next to it. That being said, I think it was about a year after we got married that I finally finished it. Construction includes: Solid walnut exterior with raised panel ends, and solid pine interior with dovetailed drawers. All the drawers run on solid wood frames inside the cabinet. Hope you enjoy !

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#1 posted 02-21-2012 03:36 AM

Beautiful dresser,I really like that walnut ,a very fine build.

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#2 posted 02-21-2012 03:38 AM

That looks great, walnut has such a nice grain pattern and you captured it well.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-21-2012 03:50 AM

Have to love Walnut !! Great design and execution : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 06:46 AM

I love walnut projects that don’t attempt to hide wild grain or sapwood. Congratulations on a beautiful build.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#5 posted 02-21-2012 01:42 PM

This is great, very nice work. gotta love that walnut.

-- New to ww, build frames for my paintings,

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#6 posted 02-21-2012 02:12 PM

Very nice dresser.


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#7 posted 02-21-2012 09:51 PM

Beautiful walnut. I love that you did raised panels on a dresser, you don’t see a lot of that.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#8 posted 02-21-2012 09:56 PM

Nice work ! I too understand about doing jobs for your own use. The therapudic value is just not always there.

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#9 posted 02-22-2012 12:04 AM

Love the walnut, ooooh aaaahhh, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 02-22-2012 08:59 AM

thats some wild grain going on there, great job

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.

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#11 posted 05-16-2017 01:43 PM

This dresser turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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