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Project by xylosapiens posted 2176 days ago 2768 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the last comission finished before 15 days holiday. The only interest, its simplicity and beautiful texture apart, is the way I built the drawer: the client insisted in a single big one, so I put the wheels under the drawer itself. With this solution, no worry about overturning the case when fully loaded and extracted, nor about stressed guides. The wheels are hidden under the drawer. Pachiloba wood (vitakola). Dimensions: 85 cm wide, 45 cm high and 55 cm deep.

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS





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SteveKorz

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#1 posted 2176 days ago

WOW! this is cool… what are the dimensions?

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xylosapiens

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#2 posted 2176 days ago

85 cm wide, 45 cm high and 55 cm depth.

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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#3 posted 2176 days ago

Very nice design and wood.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#4 posted 2176 days ago

very nice! Great job on the design changes with the wheels…

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#5 posted 2175 days ago

That is a clever solution using the wheels. The grain pattern on the top is gorgeous. Nice design and execution. Thanks for sharing Alejandro.

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#6 posted 2175 days ago

Alejandro,

Very nice work sir! I have not seen that wood before; the grain is quite striking….

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#7 posted 2175 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks

Beautiful example of your work

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#8 posted 2175 days ago

Las correderas son de madera?

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#9 posted 2175 days ago

very nice! Great job on the design

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xylosapiens

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#10 posted 2175 days ago

Thank you much everybody. Yes, the guides are of wood and it work just in two planes, not in the vertical one. Si, las guías son de madera y trabajan solo en dos planos, no en el vertical, para evitar precisamente el deterioro de estas.

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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#11 posted 2175 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#12 posted 2169 days ago

NICE looking

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#13 posted 1845 days ago

Nice !!! That wood is so beautiful .

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#14 posted 1845 days ago

I like the traditional drawer glides , did you wax them ?

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xylosapiens

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#15 posted 1844 days ago

No POPSHOP: I use solid soap, a local? traditional solution. Have you hear something similar?

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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