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Kaili's Dresser

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Project by nzimmer posted 01-06-2013 02:32 AM 1877 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished the dresser for my daughter. The majority of the wood is from the same tree as her crib. The design is my own, however I came across a strikingly similar design from Vermont Wood Studios after I had the design finished, so I guess it isn’t all that unique, but they have some great looking pieces in my opinion. It is my first attempt at handcut dovetails and I found them to be pretty fun. Overall, I like how it turned out and had a good time making the dresser.

Any comments are appreciated. Thanks for looking!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-06-2013 02:44 AM

This is beautiful ,a great follow up to the crib.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-06-2013 02:48 AM

great build,just beautiful.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 01-06-2013 02:58 AM

More and larger pictures would be nice ! Great figure and design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 01-06-2013 03:14 AM

Very nice! Your daughter will have keep this as an heirloom for sure.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#5 posted 01-06-2013 03:42 AM

Very beautiful

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

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#6 posted 01-06-2013 06:21 AM

Looks good to me. Nice Job.

-- Kyle

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#7 posted 01-06-2013 06:47 AM

Stunning.

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#8 posted 01-06-2013 01:09 PM

nice work

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#9 posted 01-06-2013 03:51 PM

they both look great

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#10 posted 01-06-2013 04:03 PM

Very nice , nothing beats a hand made piece of furniture. Your daughter will have it forever.

-- Dubb , WV

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Porchfish

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#11 posted 01-06-2013 06:28 PM

The lines are elegant in their simplicity with arches highlighted with the wood figure ! You conceived of the design and did an excellent job. If someone else was fortunate enough to come up with the same look, that does not diminish the accomplishment you achieved. It simply shows you that more than one person has an eye for elegance in design ! I applaud your work ! Very nicely done !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#12 posted 01-07-2013 02:31 PM

Very nice. Love the large drawers to make storage convenient.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#13 posted 01-07-2013 11:56 PM

Functional and beautiful. A really nice piece

-- chris, north wales http://salemchapelfurniture.co.uk/

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