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Project by MRue posted 691 days ago 1491 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.

Mike





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 691 days ago

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

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 691 days ago

A very cool design and a super build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mbs

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#3 posted 691 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.

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TomTinkerSum

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#4 posted 691 days ago

Outside the BOX!! Great job!!

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

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Bubba84

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#5 posted 691 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!! :)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 691 days ago

I love the modern aesthetic and I love this dresser!

Great Job!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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majuvla

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#7 posted 691 days ago

Very unique design.You gave me some exellent ideas.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Time2beupinAZ

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#8 posted 691 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.....

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mcoyfrog

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#9 posted 691 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

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