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Project by BrodyDowdy posted 508 days ago 825 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife wanted a new dresser/TV stand for the bedroom and wanted it in Alder. The original plan was to distress it, but she changed her mind and we ended with this. Also made the jump to all water based finishes. This was a “custom” blend of WB dye stain with WB poly topcoat.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 507 days ago

Excellent looking piece

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#2 posted 507 days ago

Beautiful!! Great job and welcome to LJ’s.

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#3 posted 507 days ago

Really well done, it’s just beautiful

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#4 posted 507 days ago

Very nice a great job.

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#5 posted 507 days ago

that looks great—great color, too! What dye stain did you use?

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BrodyDowdy

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#6 posted 507 days ago

General Finishes. The blend was (4) Vintage Cherry, (2) Light Brown, (1) Yellow. My favorite part, the dovetails. This was my first adventure with colored fronts and untouched sides. Now that I have done it, it’s easy.

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pintodeluxe

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#7 posted 507 days ago

Great combination of a dresser and an entertainment center! I am working on one now that looks like a sideboard. They are a lot of work, and you did this one proud.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 507 days ago

Very nice, that looks fantastic!

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#9 posted 505 days ago

Great looking and well made piece! Like the design, the finish specially the dovetails.

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