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Project by Jacob Fuhrer posted 175 days ago 2114 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Very Simple Pine dresser that if I could redo, 1,000 things would change. But for having a shop that is a tiny 6’ by 10’, no bar clamps and no jointer, this is an accomplishment for me. The whole dresser is made from 1” by’s from menards and has two coats of amber shallac for some color then one coat of polyurethane. I life the drawers unfinished and the top has a pour on poly. The top is also some kind of pine but I am not sure what kind. If anyone knows i would appreciate it.

Thanks for looking!





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 175 days ago

Looks like you did very well with very little!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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AttnDeficitDzynz

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#2 posted 175 days ago

Great job on the dresser, even more so with limited tools available. The top is Blue Pine, often called Beetle Kill Pine. A microscopic fungus is actually where the color comes from. Pretty stuff though, really. Google it when you get time. Anyways, good job, and that top is just sick with the shine you got on it (in a good way).

-- "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're probably right." - Henry Ford

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 175 days ago

Top looks like beetle kill pine to me. Looks like a really great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MilFlyer

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#4 posted 175 days ago

Fantastic job, especially with not alot to work with. And that is a killer finish on that top. I also have limited space to work (live in an Apartment) and would love to hear any tips/tricks you may have picked up working in small space with limited tools.

-- Richard

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Todd Barrone

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#5 posted 175 days ago

Some times less is more, I like the simplicity of it. Nice work.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 175 days ago

Nice work with a small shop to work with as you mentioned.

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

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