My Little Girl's Dresser

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Project by Eli Akin posted 308 days ago 1007 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a dresser that I just finished building for my little girl coming in November. The frame is poplar and all of the facing along with the top is maple. I decided to leave the top live. Really happy with the way that it turned out. Enjoy!

-- Eli Akin,

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#1 posted 308 days ago

WOWSA! if she doesn’t appreciate this, feel free to send it my way! Gotta love that grain pattern & finnish.

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#2 posted 308 days ago

Bee-you-tee-full!!! Great job!

-- Todd

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#3 posted 308 days ago


-- Measure Once, Cut Once, Be Unique

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#4 posted 308 days ago

Wow, this is awesome. Great job and very impressive. Love the finish

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#5 posted 308 days ago

Great decision leaving the live edge! Incredible looking wood and finish!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#6 posted 308 days ago

That is beautiful. Lotsa fine grain in that.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 308 days ago

Awesome piece of work!

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#8 posted 308 days ago

What a great piece. What did you do for the finish on it?

-- Justin, Ft. Worth, TX

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#9 posted 305 days ago

A really nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#10 posted 305 days ago

It’s a fine looking dresser. Great design, love the natural edge. The wood is gorgeous and finish is flawless. Excellent work!

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