Walnut Dresser/Changing Table

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Project by Kdptex posted 11-05-2012 04:42 PM 1340 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut version of Changing table/Dresser previously built with white oak, this one for our second grandchild. Minor design differences as compared to previous build. Design from WoodCrafter magazine. Views show as changing table (with out pad) and as dresser. Drawer pulls are miss mitched in photos, but corrected before delivered. Walnut was purchased from sawmill and planned in shop. Basic case construction of Luan 3/4 plywood, side pannels of Birch 1/4 plywood. Pocket screw and glue assembly. Finish is clear polyurethane gloss.

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#1 posted 11-05-2012 05:59 PM

Welcome to LJ – This is a nice unit, thanks for sharing.
How is the front “ledge” attached so it can be removed when not being used as a changing table?


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#2 posted 11-05-2012 07:36 PM

I used three mortise and tenon’s unglued but tight fit. When the front “ledge” is removed the cabinet top covers the motise holes. I used 4 straps counter sunk into the base then use 4 screws to hold the top from moving. Thanks for the comment.

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#3 posted 11-05-2012 11:34 PM

Looks more beautiful & exclusive in black walnut.
Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 11-06-2012 01:36 AM

Super nice build. Great looking piece of furniture.

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#5 posted 11-06-2012 03:24 AM

This looks super your really cranking these beautiful guys out nice work.

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#6 posted 11-06-2012 04:35 AM

I like it. Really well done.

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#7 posted 11-06-2012 05:12 AM

Really beautiful piece

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#8 posted 11-06-2012 04:53 PM

Great design and well crafted … This one is a keeper for sure.
Welcome to LJ’s, I’m looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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