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Project by Speednork posted 03-14-2012 04:47 PM 1302 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chest of drawers I made for a long time friend of mine. It is made from Ky Coffee Bean lumber. I installed top of the line Blumotion soft close drawer slide and the knobs were special ordered just for him. The tree was fallen in a storm a couple of years back. We cut and pulled the tree out and had it sawed. It was finally dry enough to work and this is one of the pieces I have made out of it.

-- In the time it takes some people to plan a project they could have built the project. Work from within not from paper.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 03-14-2012 06:45 PM

This came out very good ,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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davey

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#2 posted 03-14-2012 07:16 PM

Looks great, I have yet to saw down my own logs but really want to.
Did you use wood tracks for the drawers or hardware under there somewhere?

-- davey

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#3 posted 03-14-2012 07:22 PM

Love the design. Love the look of the grain. Love the choice of hardware.

But the knobs—porcelain ?—just knock it out of the park, for me.

Really great.

Thanks for sharing !

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 03-14-2012 09:35 PM

the chest of drawers is just beautiful

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Speednork

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#5 posted 03-14-2012 10:26 PM

Thanks guys.

The drawer slides are Blum Tandem with Blumotion.

The knobs are porcelain with a Red White and Blue Eagle on them. Ok I know that might be a little tacky but it has a big meaning to the person that received this chest of drawers. It had to be done and I am proud of the final product and it netted me a big fat check to boot!

-- In the time it takes some people to plan a project they could have built the project. Work from within not from paper.

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#6 posted 03-15-2012 01:11 AM

Beautiful dresser.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 03-15-2012 03:15 AM

Nicely done. I really like the grain and the way it shows up in the third picture.

-- 2Cor. 4:6

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vipond33

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#8 posted 03-18-2012 01:31 AM

That is some mesmerizing grain, absolutely flat sawn and flowing. The white knobs give high contrast relief. He’ll be real happy with the Blumotion many years down the road when wood slides would have had the bun.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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