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Project by OttoSchmitz posted 09-23-2012 09:39 PM 3015 views 16 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So I got a bunch of random colored wood from a neighbor who heard the racket I was making and recognized the sounds of a fellow wood guy.

None of the wood was straight, complete or really much of anything. I decided to cut the wood up in 2” thick pieces at equally random lengths for what I call this “Quilted” Barn Wood Dresser.

You can view a more more photos at my blog.





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EoinB

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#1 posted 09-23-2012 09:50 PM

Love it

-- Handy as a hammer

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hein

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#2 posted 09-23-2012 09:56 PM

Very nice!

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rtravln1

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#3 posted 09-23-2012 10:08 PM

okay, This is pretty cool =)

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Sawtooth

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#4 posted 09-23-2012 11:19 PM

Great design.

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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Spoontaneous

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#5 posted 09-24-2012 12:40 AM

Outstanding. I really like the ‘fun’ and creative look to it. Very worthwhile!

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

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Sandra

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#6 posted 09-24-2012 12:40 AM

Absolutely love this! The title caught my eye, because I am a quilter as well as a newby woodworker, and I’m been trying to come up with ways to blend the two. So much character in this piece.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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bake

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 01:16 AM

really cool!

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#8 posted 09-24-2012 01:41 AM

I don’t want to steal your idea but this is incredible! Thanks very much for sharing! I showed it to my daughter and she gave me the go ahead to make one for her room.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Phil53

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#9 posted 09-24-2012 02:25 AM

Cool concept…I like the old word processor on top gives it a nice touch.

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sawsister

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#10 posted 09-24-2012 02:38 AM

Very nice! I have seen up scale galleries selling similar furniture for thousands of $$$.

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OttoSchmitz

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#11 posted 09-24-2012 02:42 AM

Hey Mark, go for it! Post a pic of your version when it’s complete. Thanks for checking it out!

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Randy Price

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#12 posted 09-24-2012 03:07 AM

Looks good – nice use of reclaimed wood.

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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#13 posted 09-24-2012 03:58 AM

Interesting!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MarkTheFiddler

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#14 posted 09-24-2012 04:17 AM

Thanks Otto! I appreciate your permission. I really like your chest of drawers!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Dwinkel5

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#15 posted 09-24-2012 12:46 PM

This looks great. Great job turning what could be considered “scrap” into something awesome.

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