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Restored chest of drawers

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Project by andyboy posted 11-27-2012 07:15 AM 903 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chest of drawers belonged to my wife’s grandmother. It has been constructed on a budget with minimal tools I suspect. I have nailed things together before but I decided not to reassemble with nails and dowelled insted. I did away with the negative overhang also and added 20mm 0ver the front and sides.
The sides are elm because I had some and I was a bit naughty and left the bottom drawer full of bug holes but treated with CRC.
I lacquered the finished piece after having stained with Brown Oak NGR spirit based stain.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhJYTRVxRLM&list=UUBJ_un-58R1Au7CSKwVIv4w&index=12&feature=plcp

If you muddle your way through my youtube channel or look on my ljs videos you will find the other 3 parts.
Thanks for comments and have a great day.
Andy.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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#1 posted 11-27-2012 08:23 AM

A Wow piece!

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#2 posted 11-27-2012 08:28 AM

This is a lovely piece. I really enjoyed your restoration videos. Thanks for the insight!

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#3 posted 11-27-2012 01:16 PM

Great restoration,Andy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..............Jim

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#4 posted 11-27-2012 06:13 PM

Great restoration. Brand new furniture!

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#5 posted 11-30-2012 01:19 PM

The chest turned out great. I really enjoyed your videos.

-- Anthony

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