Beetle Kill Pine Bedside Dresser Nightstands With Inlay

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Project by RockyBlue posted 12-26-2012 04:43 AM 2200 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These 2 small dressers are made to the same dimensions as the last 2 I posted. They were for the client’s one year wedding anniversary, so I convinced him to let me inlay their wedding invites into each top. I used a glue stick to seal the paper to the tops, then one coat of epoxy to seal the whole top. For the epoxy, this time I made a tape border to keep it off the edges and that worked well when doing one thick coat.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#1 posted 12-26-2012 05:25 AM

Nice work great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 12:54 PM

Now that is a unique idea. These turned out very nice and I am sure the customer loved them. Beautiful work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 02:27 PM

These came out very nice. I really like the grain on them

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 02:35 PM

Very beautiful pieces

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 04:42 PM

Hope the clients will last as long as your pieces. Happy New Year! Nice work as always!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 06:44 PM

i really love this wood, your doing a great thing by using it and you have a wonderful talent of making the righ pieces with this wood, these last 2 projects are really quite nice, grizz

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 06:45 PM

Nice nightstands, well done. I like the look.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 12-26-2012 08:36 PM

Awesome dressers! Like the beautiful grain on the wood, the finish, the hardware and personalized touch. Perfect for a dream house!


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#9 posted 12-26-2012 10:42 PM

very nice,nice job.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 12-27-2012 02:54 AM

All your stuff is beautiful but the “inlays” made these very special.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 12-28-2012 08:53 PM

Very nice. You always do a good job.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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