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Project by BrodyDowdy posted 496 days ago 822 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 496 days ago

Excellent looking piece

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#2 posted 496 days ago

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

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#3 posted 496 days ago

Really well done, it’s just beautiful

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#4 posted 496 days ago

Very nice a great job.

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Millo

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#5 posted 496 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 496 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 496 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.

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#8 posted 495 days ago

Very nice, that looks fantastic!

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 494 days ago

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

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