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Knotty Hickory Dressers/ Toy Chests

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Project by Narm posted 890 days ago 1773 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project included two dressers, and two toy chests. I built these for trade for a car. They are made with solid knotty hickory exterior and poplar interior. The drawers are solid poplar with dovetail joinery and slide on wood frames. They were really fun to make, but if I were being honest with myself I had way more into them than the car I got was worth. Oh well…......
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Martyroc

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#1 posted 890 days ago

They came out really nice, the nice thing about hickory is even without a finish they are a very good looking species.

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 890 days ago

Beautiful dressers and toy chest,love that hickory.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 890 days ago

Very impressive pieces : )

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

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lobro4

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#4 posted 890 days ago

I look at this and say “Wow, I need to make something from hickory” Great job.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 889 days ago

Hickory sure does have a look, all it’s own!

Very nice pieces.

Great builds.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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rkober

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#6 posted 889 days ago

Those look great. Sounds like your woodworking is about as profitable as mine. I’m not sure how guys make a living at it.

-- Ray - Spokane, WA - “Most people don’t recognize opportunity because it’s usually disguised as hard work.” - Unknown

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BerBer5985

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#7 posted 889 days ago

Those are gorgeous! I love knotty woods!

-- Greg, Owner, Quality Carpet One, www.qualitycarpetonecrofton.com

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vonhagen

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#8 posted 888 days ago

very nice job and hickory is very strong so they will last for generations

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

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