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Project by Monte Pittman posted 10-27-2013 08:50 PM 1680 views 8 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Beetle kill pine. 48” X 36” X 18”.

I still need to improve my construction. It’s better than my past ones, but areas I can grow in. I bought an Incra Ibox for doing the joints on drawers. They are the best I have ever made.

Thanks for looking

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





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maplerock

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#1 posted 10-27-2013 09:07 PM

Nice! Your projects have a lot of character. Always interesting.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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DanaA1972

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#2 posted 10-27-2013 09:20 PM

Love it Monte~!!!!

-- Dana

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#3 posted 10-27-2013 09:34 PM

That’s pretty cool Monte!

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whitebeast88

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#4 posted 10-27-2013 09:54 PM

very nice,love that beetle kill pine!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 10-27-2013 09:57 PM

WoW Monte…! You are really knocking out those beetle pine pieces. I hope they continue to sell well and you continually have fun…

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

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tefinn

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#6 posted 10-27-2013 09:59 PM

Wow! That is some really blue pine! Very nice work.

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

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grizzman

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#7 posted 10-27-2013 10:28 PM

a fantastic piece i love the wood the craftsmanship all the way down to its finish, my hat is off to you monte..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 10-27-2013 10:30 PM

Nice piece…...that would go great with the chest you just made. Love that raw edge!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 10-27-2013 10:47 PM

As a matter of fact, the people came for the dresser and bought the trunk. Life is good.

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

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hoss12992

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#10 posted 10-27-2013 11:05 PM

Great job Monte

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Eddie_T

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#11 posted 10-27-2013 11:10 PM

Nice, I envy your sawmill capability. I have an Alaskan mill but it’s such a hassle I haven’t used it in years.

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 10-27-2013 11:31 PM

Another beauty Monte. Glad to see your work is selling. Eye candy.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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bowtie

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#13 posted 10-27-2013 11:49 PM

very nice dresser Monte, your sawing some beautiful lumber, I really like your matching pulls. congrats on the double sale.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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BobWemm

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#14 posted 10-28-2013 12:17 AM

Monte,
That is an unbelievable project, I absolutely love it. So much character.
Thanks for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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gfadvm

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#15 posted 10-28-2013 12:42 AM

Glad they bought both pieces. They belonged together. This has the same great color as the chest.

Can’t believe you bragged on the drawer joinery and then didn’t show a pic!

I would also like to see how the drawer slides are done.

I would probably ease the corners and edges of the handles (3/16-1/4” roundover) – just a suggestion that you probably don’t need since they are selling as fast as you can build them!

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

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