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Grandson's dresser

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Project by Joe Weaver posted 09-04-2008 12:20 AM 1286 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter was looking online for a dresser for my oldest grandson. He is 5 soon to be 6. She showed me a picture of the one she liked and this is how it turned out. Made of solid red oak. The only other wood in it is in the bottom of the drawers.

-- Joe, Ga





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corey cyr

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#1 posted 09-04-2008 12:44 AM

very nice dresser, what kind of finish did u use?

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mhawkins2

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#2 posted 09-04-2008 01:48 AM

I really like the doors and side panels. Did you use a single panel and just cut dados in in them or separate pieces for each of the slats?

-- mhawkins2 - why does my wife keep parking her car in my shop :)?

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Quiglag

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#3 posted 09-04-2008 03:08 AM

Very nice looking. The color looks great.

Why are there no handles on the doors?

-- Chris, Southern California, www.tool-rank.com

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#4 posted 09-04-2008 04:09 AM

Nice looking dresser that also appears very functional. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 09-04-2008 04:34 AM

that is really nice …I’m sure he’ll cherish it in the years ahead , Grandpa : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 09-04-2008 04:54 AM

This piece came out rather nice. Great job.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Bigbuck

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#7 posted 09-04-2008 07:14 AM

Great looking dresser.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#8 posted 09-05-2008 02:59 AM

Joe, that is a beauty. There is something about red oak that really looks good: I like it!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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WhattheChuck

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#9 posted 09-06-2008 05:03 PM

Nice—you’ll be glad you made it out of red oak, considering the abuse that kids deliver. If it can make it to when he’s nine without too much graffiti, he’ll have a piece for life!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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#10 posted 09-07-2008 12:24 AM

this is NICE !!!!!! as in sweet.. as in gorgeous.. as in amazing.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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