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Chest of Drawers

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Project by missingdigitworkshop posted 274 days ago 900 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chest of drawers made for a neighbor.
It is made from 3/4 plywood. the drawers are made from half inch plywood with 3/4 ply face. The drawer bottoms and the back are made from 1/4 ply. The legs are stock 1 by 4 pine plained and glued together then cut on the table saw. (I could not find a stock or standard foot that I liked.)

Sorry for the crooked pictures. In did this from a tablet and I do not have it figured out yet.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.





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Edwardnorton

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#1 posted 273 days ago

I see your link takes you to a department store so I thought I’d ask if you done from purchased plans? I’ve found good dresser plans are hard as hell to find!

-- EdwardNorton

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Edwardnorton

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#2 posted 273 days ago

GREAT job by the way!

-- EdwardNorton

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Holt

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#3 posted 273 days ago

That’s a nice simple chest of drawers. Looks great and will probably last generations. From your description it would be cheap enough to build several without breaking her bank!

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 273 days ago

This is a nice project. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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missingdigitworkshop

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#5 posted 273 days ago

Edwardnorton: Glad you like it. The plans are my own but I did get many of the design ideas from books that I have. I think it most closely resembles the Shaker style. I have added a snapshot of one of my working drawings that I used. You’ll notice the drawing has two top drawers but I changed that feature on the fly to one solid drawer.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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joseph000

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#6 posted 272 days ago

Beautiful work.The chest of drawers is as integral to any home as is any other piece of furniture.Your selection of furniture has an effect on the entire look of your house or room. Thus, it is very important to select the right furniture that goes well with your overall decoration and house.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 271 days ago

Beautiful dresser! Very well made and has a very nice finish. I’m sure your neighbor likes it. Well done!

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