Oak Hallway Dresser

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Project by VCF posted 190 days ago 868 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a quick project I did a couple months ago for my mom. She wanted something for the end of her hallway for extra storage and to hang one of her paintings over. This is a 5 drawer unit. The top drawer is was just made to look like 3 by using a straight 1/8” router bit.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#1 posted 190 days ago

I like the sides how they bow out and then back in. Very nice dresser.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#2 posted 190 days ago

looks very nice

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#3 posted 190 days ago

Thanks guys.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#4 posted 190 days ago

Great looking dresser! I bet your mom loves it!

-- Dean

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#5 posted 190 days ago

Excellent work

-- 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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#6 posted 190 days ago

excellent job. Who doesn’t like oak? The sides really do add something to that.

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#7 posted 190 days ago

Fits the space perfectly. Looks very nice.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 190 days ago

This is a great piece and a work of art! Do you have any other photos of the construction and assembly? Id like to see how the drawer slides are put together. What finish did you use? Again, really really, nicely done.


-- I'm him

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#9 posted 190 days ago

Here is a play by play of the build on my website. Pictures and comments during the build.
I used my VERY handy Kreg shelf slide guide to help install the slides correctly. Huge time saver.
Thanks for the complements everyone.
I use my “Google site” to post progress on my projects for friends and clients to follow. I like to involve as many people into the building process as I can.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#10 posted 190 days ago

Excellent use of that space. The shape/lines definitely give it a look of stability/heft, it owns that space. Very nice.

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#11 posted 161 days ago

I love that this was just a “quick project” for you. A very sharp piece!

-- Pat-Indianapolis

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