Contemporary dresser

  • Advertise with us
Project by MRue posted 640 days ago 1449 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A new dresser for my son.

I like the asymmetrical look, so I designed this one as a trapezoid.

The design certainly created challenges and probably tripled the time it would normally take to make. the right side is 7 degrees off perpendicular. I have undermounted, full extension slides that also created its share of challenges in mounting drawers that are all different widths.

The walnut sections of the drawer front are made out of a single piece of wood. I had to do some careful math and cutting to keep the grain aligned on the right side.


9 comments so far

View whitebeast88's profile


3382 posts in 776 days

#1 posted 640 days ago

great looking dresser mike i like the look of the makes it stand out.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

View a1Jim's profile


111999 posts in 2162 days

#2 posted 640 days ago

A very cool design and a super build.

-- Custom furniture

View mbs's profile


1418 posts in 1525 days

#3 posted 640 days ago

Your son will enjoy that for many years. Nice work

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

View TomTinkerSum's profile


218 posts in 2420 days

#4 posted 640 days ago

Outside the BOX!! Great job!!

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

View Bubba84's profile


40 posts in 666 days

#5 posted 640 days ago

The walnut in the face fronts of the drawers sure do make that beautiful dresser pop. I love the look and the design of the dresser.
Awesome job!!!

-- Russ and Christina enjoying life with our two poochies!! :)

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8705 posts in 2685 days

#6 posted 640 days ago

I love the modern aesthetic and I love this dresser!

Great Job!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

View majuvla's profile


3164 posts in 1453 days

#7 posted 640 days ago

Very unique design.You gave me some exellent ideas.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Time2beupinAZ's profile


451 posts in 1547 days

#8 posted 640 days ago

Wow that is very nice. I love it.

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

View mcoyfrog's profile


2809 posts in 2180 days

#9 posted 640 days ago

Awesome I love the design. I’m sure your son is going to love it….

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase