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Project by andyboy posted 917 days ago 1847 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well here is the finished dressing table. A mix of Oak and Fastigata among others.
Feel free to check the video that maps a little of how I went about it.

Cheers,

Andy.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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DaddyT

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#1 posted 917 days ago

I really like it Andy. Beautiful wood. I bet Harriet really loves it. I dont know if its just me but the sound kept going in and out when I watched the video.

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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#2 posted 917 days ago

Nice dressing table, oak Is such a beautiful wood and you made it shine quite well. Good job.

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

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 917 days ago

It’s nice looking and I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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T. D. Reid

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Ncie job! I really like the leg design. Cheers.

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Excellent work Andy! With joinery like that it should last a life time. I see you had a home already picked out for it.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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NBeener

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#6 posted 917 days ago

Absolutely beautiful.

We have a slot in our master bathroom where I’ve long considered adding something like this. Yours will be a great inspiration !

-- -- Neil

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#7 posted 917 days ago

Great job, beautiful!! Enjoyed your video.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Brett

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#8 posted 917 days ago

Most Excellent! You did a fantastic job Andy! Thanks for the videos too! It is fun to watch others work on their projects. I really like the drawer fronts on the top. Their figure is amazing!

I can’t wait to see the next project.

Was this an all day everyday project, or was just in the evenings and on weekends? What was it, about 3 weeks?

Brett

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 917 days ago

Andy,

Nice improvements! The video flows smoothly. Actually never thought of you as a purist. LOL Just a really skilled guy! Like the use of the story board, the creative use of the belt sander, and the bikes in the background.

Was in the shop, still cleaning up, and said to myself”what would Andy do?” :) Picked up a south western table awhile back. Turns out after I dissassembled it it’s made in Thailand! Starded rubbing the finish with fine grit, then went to my Makita orbital. Fine dust everywhere! I do have a dust collector than needs assembly. LOL

But, I was actually working with a piece of furniture. And I believe that’s what you’d do. LOL.

First step on the path. Visualizing you working in my shop!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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andyboy

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#10 posted 916 days ago

Thanks for your comments guys. Harriet is indeed very happy. I think wo to go the project took about 8 days mostly 8 – 5 and that included the sketching etc. You get a taste of reality working in a home garage, but as you can see it is doable. Great to hear your making some dust Tom. Yes I would have made dust before fixing the dust collector, but would fix it now because what a darn mess you’ve made lol

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#11 posted 916 days ago

Very nice work Andy, A super looking dressing table.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 915 days ago

Beautiful dressing table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#13 posted 528 days ago

Nice looking table.Dressing table is an essential piece of furniture that adorns a bedroom.It can add to the ambience of your room and prove to be quite useful in many ways.

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