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Project by Monte Pittman posted 05-04-2013 07:00 PM 1527 views 4 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my third attempt at the dresser. The first two belong to family members that promised not to point out my mistakes. It’s 50” tall, 36” wide and 20” deep. It’s made of beetle kill pine . The top is poured epoxy. I chose to use live-edge on the drawer fronts and if you look closely you can see worm holes in th drawer fronts as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 05-04-2013 07:43 PM

Maybe it’s the lighting or your integration of pattern and color, but I think you got it! A winner!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 05-04-2013 07:59 PM

A unique piece great job.

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#3 posted 05-04-2013 08:33 PM

Looks great and will be a nice addition to any room.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 05-04-2013 08:35 PM

Absolutely awesome Monte. You have definitely found your style and are doing a top notch job…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 08:38 PM

nice work!
I can see how it would be difficult to make

-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 05-04-2013 08:47 PM

that is a beautiful dresser. All the bedroom pieces look great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 05-04-2013 08:48 PM

very nice looking piece Monte

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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#8 posted 05-04-2013 09:29 PM

beautiful.great work monte.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#9 posted 05-04-2013 10:08 PM

Love the rustic look. Would be well suited for a mountain cabin.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#10 posted 05-04-2013 10:47 PM

very nice Monte
Chuck

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#11 posted 05-04-2013 11:37 PM

really nice job

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#12 posted 05-04-2013 11:49 PM

And yet another fine natural edge piece of furniture.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 05-05-2013 12:18 AM

A very cool chest of drawers!

You are getting good with the pour on epoxy.

metal drawer pulls???

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 05-05-2013 12:21 AM

Yeah, I need to decide on a design for wooden drawer pulls. That’s one thing I am not thrilled with on it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#15 posted 05-05-2013 01:21 AM

Came out great man. Tons of character.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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