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Project by nzimmer posted 600 days ago 1506 views 4 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 600 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 600 days ago

great build,just beautiful.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 600 days ago

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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mbs

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#4 posted 600 days ago

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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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 600 days ago

Very beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Kyle

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#6 posted 600 days ago

Looks good to me. Nice Job.

-- Kyle

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arco21

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#7 posted 600 days ago

Stunning.

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David Dean

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#8 posted 600 days ago

nice work

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david38

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#9 posted 600 days ago

they both look great

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Dubb

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#10 posted 600 days ago

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 600 days ago

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 !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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ohwoodeye

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#12 posted 599 days ago

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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inchanga

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#13 posted 599 days ago

Functional and beautiful. A really nice piece

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

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