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Maple Cherry and Walnut Dresser Valet

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Project by JoeinDE posted 576 days ago 1180 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made as a Christmas present for my dad. The drawers were cut by bandsaw froma glued up block of alternating cherry and maple. The dished maple portion on top was made was a bowl routing bit. The drawer fronts are walnut and the pulls are cherry. The base is from the same maple plank as the dished top. The peice was treated with a couple of “coats” of mineral oil and I would have liked to put a layer or two of shellac on top of that, but I ran out of time.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 576 days ago

Cool design Joe,cool.

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Surfside

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#2 posted 576 days ago

All I can say is you should be ready for more compliments! Excellent.


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woodshaver

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#3 posted 576 days ago

That’s a neat little valet!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 576 days ago

That is so cool!
Great work!
Keep it up!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#5 posted 576 days ago

great design

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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