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Project by PaBull posted 08-26-2012 11:33 PM 1689 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The dresser just came out the garage. I still need to make room in the closet, before it will gets its final destination. Up untill then everybody can go “Oh” and “Ah”. This project has occupied my garage for over a year now.

Below is the “wife-approved” cardboard design of thew dresser. The design and materials are covered on this blog: http://lumberjocks.com/PaBull/blog/28354

For the dado’s I used the “Never Fail” dado jig, see below:

The rest of the story about the gluing, pocketholes and how I used the Stanley #45 you can read in the following blog: http://lumberjocks.com/PaBull/blog/28375

I went on and designed a jig for the drawer slide installation:

Thanks for looking.

I love to hear your comments!!

-- rhykenologist and plant grower





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 08-27-2012 03:50 AM

Looks like a well made, functional dresser. Pity to hide it in a closet.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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PaBull

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#2 posted 08-27-2012 06:06 AM

I am with you MC. that’s way its still in the living room.
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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willie

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#3 posted 08-27-2012 02:30 PM

Dresser looks great! Glad to see you finally had the time to finish it! What’s next?

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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Rex B

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#4 posted 08-27-2012 02:36 PM

Very nice. I like the hidden compartment drawer.

-- Rex

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PaBull

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#5 posted 08-27-2012 03:45 PM

Thanks Willie. Its about time I finish this dresser…
Next? I don’t. I asked my wife if the pencil post bed was still on the list, she wrinkled up her noose. So, not sure.
How about you? What do you have going on?
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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PaBull

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#6 posted 08-27-2012 03:50 PM

Thanks Rex.
Funny, my wife saw the hidden drawer and asked why I didn’t do this on all drawers…
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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mafe

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#7 posted 08-29-2012 08:16 PM

Wonderful!
And what a nice result.
I will tell no one about the hidden drawer… (love your wifes comment).
Hope you are all well there.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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PaBull

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#8 posted 08-31-2012 01:59 PM

Thanks, Mads, I was happy with it too.
Thanks for keeping the drawer a secret.

And the cabinet is IN, it FITS!

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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