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Modern High Gloss Dresser with Natural Walnut Drawer Slabs

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Project by David Drummond posted 05-29-2013 03:24 AM 1874 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a commissioned piece for a client that I do a lot of work for. The drawer fronts are actually laminated with a 10 mil paper backed veneer as I wasn’t able to find a source for sequenced walnut. The substrate is solid walnut but the fronts are laminated. I used a Russian Baltic birch for the cabinet with a 1/8” hardwood edge band on the front all sanded and sealed with Lenmar Duralaq then finished with Lenmar semigloss “black paint” precat lacquer finished off with a Lenmar high gloss precat clearcoat. I shot three coats of paint with three coats of clear wetsanding in between. Once I shot the final coat I used 3M super duty rubbing compound and then to a polishing compound to achieve the final finish. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 05-29-2013 04:00 AM

Beautiful work!

Someday I hope to be able to produce such results!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 05-29-2013 11:40 AM

Great job really nice job,,,,,

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 01:42 PM

Wow! Awesome finish, very stunning. You make a fantastic dresser.

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