Stephanie's Dresser

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Project by newTim posted 07-13-2008 07:36 AM 3322 views 29 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So here’s the dresser that was delivered shortly after the new year. The drawers on the bottom use full extension glides which I now use in all my projects’ drawers. The design is basic… I call this style of design “basic modern functional that will last for 2 thousand years or more.”

I always line these type of project with airomatic cedar.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 07-13-2008 07:45 AM

nice job and great idea with the cedar lining : )

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#2 posted 07-13-2008 08:20 AM

I use the Cedar lining in just about everything. There is a debate as to whether aeormatic cedar harms jewelry – soft metals – but I’ve seen a number of high-end jewelry box builders who use it in their designs so I don’t know what that’s all about.

-- tim hill

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#3 posted 07-13-2008 12:29 PM

Very nice clean design. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 07-13-2008 12:55 PM

Another beautiful piece of craftsmanship!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 07-13-2008 01:31 PM

Tim, from the smile on your face, it’s obvious this was a very rewarding project. It looks fantastic, and I’m sure Stephanie loves it!

-- Martin, Kansas

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#6 posted 07-13-2008 02:55 PM

Very nice design and sharp lines. Nice touch with the Cedar.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#7 posted 07-13-2008 03:04 PM

All those drawers lined up so well…. I know what a challenge that can be. Impressive!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 07-13-2008 06:55 PM

The pulls were made from Cocobolo. I’ve played with a few ‘drawer pull’ designs. One day I’d like to see an article in one of the mags on different ways to make wooden pulls.

-- tim hill

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#9 posted 07-13-2008 09:52 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#10 posted 07-14-2008 01:36 AM

This is a beauty, you did a great job on it,

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#11 posted 07-14-2008 04:23 AM

Great looking dresser. In all the years I have been in the cabinet business I have never thought about lining a dresser with cedar. I guess you can still teacher old dogs new tricks. Thanks for the posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 07-14-2008 05:48 AM

Thanks. Actually it is a luan(?) airomatic cedar 1/4” plywood. I remodeled a linen closet in my house and lined it with this stuff… smells great. All you have to do is lightly rub it with a piece of brown paper (grocery bag works fine) to recharge that cedar aroma.

-- tim hill

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#13 posted 07-14-2008 06:10 AM

Hey Tom… I hope you are okay in Iowa with all the flooding and such. I have a brother-in-law who lives in Nora Springs. He does kitchen remodels and other home improvement things.

-- tim hill

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#14 posted 07-14-2008 08:33 PM

beautiful dresser. I love lots of small drawers on things.

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#15 posted 12-24-2009 06:29 PM

Great work! I like the idea of lining it with cedar.

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