LumberJocks

Restored chest of drawers

  • Advertise with us
Project by andyboy posted 11-27-2012 07:15 AM 921 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.





5 comments so far

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

5218 posts in 1561 days


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

A Wow piece!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View albachippie's profile

albachippie

542 posts in 1754 days


#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

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11972 posts in 1824 days


#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!!

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 895 days


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

Great restoration. Brand new furniture!

http://www.sawblade.com

View woodzy's profile

woodzy

416 posts in 1398 days


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

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

-- Anthony

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase