Custom Dresser In Closet

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Project by keathb posted 566 days ago 1052 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dresser I made for use inside a closet in order to free up space in bedroom.

The drawer fronts and trim pieces are alder and I mixed some stains together to get the colors I was after.

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#1 posted 566 days ago

nice dresser

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#2 posted 565 days ago


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 564 days ago

Nice job. I would like to know if you used runners or guides for the drawer operation. Designing a dresser now, trying to figure that part out. Would love to see a photo of a drawer open.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#4 posted 564 days ago

Great idea on that great looking dresser inside the closet. Love the choice of wood, finish and pulls. Great job!

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#5 posted 556 days ago

dnick, I just used 1X2s to support the drawer boxes. You can see that in one of the pictures I posted. I dado cut the sides of the dresser so the 1X2 frames would fit into the grooves. If you need any more pictures let me know and I will take a couple

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#6 posted 527 days ago

The grain pattern on the drawer fronts look great. I don’t think I would have trimmed it with a darker color (dark stain) but I will in the future. That small touch really makes it pop. Great piece.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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