Restored chest of drawers

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Project by andyboy posted 11-27-2012 07:15 AM 1051 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.

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 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!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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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 -

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

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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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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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