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Blog series by teenagewoodworker updated 2057 days ago 7 parts 5903 reads 58 comments total

Part 1: Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2287 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 20 comments »

i just got my first big commission. my mom has been talking about getting new dressers for me and my brother for about 2 months now and i have been begging her to let me build them but she kept saying no. well i had given up about 3 weeks ago but today she came down to me in the workshop and said that she wanted me to build them. she said that all the good ones were at least 1000+ each and even the unfinished pine ones were 600+. she figures that she can save money by having me build them and...

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Part 2: Decided on Style of Dresser and Amoire

2286 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 4 comments »

I have been spending a lot of time in the past day looking up different styles of dressers and amoires and what i was looking for was that it is a very simple but elegant style. I wanted it to be something like the Quaker Spice Box built by Steve Latta in Fine Woodworking #196. I really liked this style so i am planning on basing the style of the dresser and amoire off of the Spice Box. So now the next step is to start drawing and sketching plans. I am also planning on going to some higher en...

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Part 3: Updated Design

2280 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 10 comments »

Hey Everybody, I just figured that i would do an update on the design. this is a really make shift video as i just threw it together tonight. it goes through all the major design aspects though of the bottom of the armoire. Well i hope that everyone likes it. So i hope everyone liked it. As i said if you have any comments or suggestions just leaves a message. the drawer supports are probably overkill but i want this to stand the test of time. As i also said i will try to finish ...

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Part 4: Design 2

2258 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 9 comments »

Hey everyone, Today I talk about the design of the top of my armoire, and i have got to say that i am pretty proud of it. My cousin Pat quest stars (again) and we have a little message for Marc Spagnoulo (The Wood Whisperer). SO i hop that everyone enjoys this episode. Well i hope that everyone liked it. next i will show the finished piece along with some things that i am doing on cutlist with the design. hope that everyone liked it and i hope to see you again for the next episode!

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Part 5: update

2221 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 7 comments »

haven’t written in at least a month on this topic so i figured i would write quickly with a quick update. right now i am just pricing the project out. as you know i don’t have a car so i have to rely on my parents to get me to all the different lumberyards so i can price up the piece. we’ve been busy this week so no luck getting to the lumberyards. well aright thats it for now. have a nice week everyone.

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Part 6: well we're back on track

2097 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 8 comments »

its been a long time since i posted about the armoire and dresser that i have been commissioned to build.we have been looking all over for good walnut and have not really been able to find any. upon contacting the specialty dealers we found that they were way out of our price range. so after my recent success in dying the poplar we are thinking that we are just going to settle for poplar and some good finishing techniques. won’t take away anything from the piece. i’m gonna have to...

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Part 7: an update

2057 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 0 comments »

well its going very slowly for now but after Christmas it is just going to zoom along. Since Christmas is coming up and everything we are going to wait until after Christmas and we are going to use walnut. right now i am making a full scale drawing. so hold in there. i should be beginning in a few months!

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