Chest of Drawers

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Project by Kevin posted 584 days ago 773 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for my wife for Christmas 2012. It is made from red oak. As for the colors…I used Minwax Ebony, Driftwood stain I got from Lowe’s, Red is a dye that I bought on Ebay, and the yellow is just everyday food coloring. The food coloring worked well. My first time to stain wood actual colors. I sprayed satin lacquer. The drawer fronts were made on the table saw using a 10° tilt. You can’t really tell from the pictures but the sides are a frame and panel design. No real plans for this project. Saw a similar cabinet online and sketched out a design in CAD. The size is 34 H x 16 D x 39 W.

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#1 posted 583 days ago

Nice work and very colorful. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 583 days ago

Nice work Kevin really good work,the colored draw fronts really make it stand out.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 583 days ago

Great choices of colors! The colors made your project pop! Amazing..

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#4 posted 583 days ago

A good looking chest drawer, beautiful grain on wood and colors.


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#5 posted 582 days ago

Hey this looks great, like it very much!
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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