Blue pine Dresser

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-14-2012 02:54 AM 1657 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is what I was working on while I made mugs. Dresser is 48” tall x 36” wide & 20” deep. It’s kind of a heavy pig. Lots of sanding and 6 coats of polyurethane. I still need to put pulls on the drawers. Haven’t decided what I want to use.

Thanks for looking

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 08-14-2012 10:17 AM

Nice piece of work. Might I suggest making your pulls, using the wood as used on the top.
Thanks for showing.

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#2 posted 08-14-2012 10:18 AM

Looks good Monte, I made one similar to this for our son about 25 years ago that he still uses. I think pine is a beautiful furniture lumber.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 08-14-2012 11:36 AM

You are one heck-of-a multi-tasker Monte.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 08-14-2012 12:10 PM

I’m starting to really like the blue pine…. and the live edge on the top is a nice touch.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 08-14-2012 05:01 PM

That blue pine is quite striking ! Wikipedia says blue pine “is a coniferous evergreen tree native to the Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains”. I am assuming you didn’t have to go that far to get it. Does it grow in your area ? Is it expensive ?

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#6 posted 08-14-2012 07:55 PM

Nice job on this and I like the top too.

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#7 posted 08-15-2012 01:32 AM

Very nice Monte. Especially like the top and live edge. I like the idea of wood pulls made from the same wood as the top (maybe even with some live edge on them). A single long,narrow strip with an undercut front would break up the drawer fronts nicely. IMHO

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#8 posted 08-15-2012 02:23 AM

Website is;

Badly in need of updating

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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