Dresser Valet

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Project by DanRJ posted 06-17-2012 08:57 PM 2140 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First time project post, hope you all like it. I was tired of throwing my keys, wallet, phone, glasses, etc all over the table and dresser so made this to organize myself a bit. It’s made out of black walnut for all the sides and mesquite for the bottom and center shelf. Lots of intricate cuts trying to make everything fit which became a bit of a pain but I was pretty happy with how it came out. Finished it with 5 coats of wipe on poly.

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#1 posted 06-17-2012 10:15 PM

Nice work there. I need something like that for my stuff.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#2 posted 06-17-2012 11:13 PM

Nice I could really use one of those myself.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#3 posted 06-18-2012 09:10 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting!


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#4 posted 06-18-2012 10:31 AM

Most excellent. Something to be proud of. Is that a vacuum -sanding table in the background?

-- Horse goes into a bar.....bartender says "Hey, why the long face?"

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#5 posted 06-18-2012 03:37 PM

It’s a nice project and a useful item. Congratulations.


-- 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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#6 posted 06-19-2012 01:20 AM

Nice valet. Interesting color contrast between the mesquite and the walnut. My mesquite usually is the same color as the walnut when oil finish is applied. Don’t know that I’ve seen that color mesquite but I like it!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 06-19-2012 02:30 AM

Thanks everyone for the comments.

@ Powerdiamond – actually working on a drill press table and a flip top type workbench.

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