Pine Shaker Closet Dresser #6: Just needs to get a coat of lacquer.

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Blog entry by PaBull posted 04-23-2012 11:00 PM 11221 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I found a little time between driving kids to dancing lessons, cleaning the pool, checking on the crew in the greenhouses (working overtime on Saturday), to work on the dresser. I have the feeling I started five other uncompleted projects while this dresser is waiting for attention.

But we finally got to the point that the dresser is complete, the top is on, the drawers all line up, the drawer fronts are on, the hardware is temporarily installed.

I am happy with the result.

So here you have it. As soon as I have this dresser coated with lacquer, I will post it on LJ. Thanks for all your nice comments and encouragements.


-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#1 posted 04-24-2012 01:30 AM

That’s a good looking piece, can’t wait to see the grain after the finish brings it out.

Nicely done. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 04-24-2012 01:10 PM

Very easy on the eyes, Sir. Well done!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. - OldTools Archive -

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#3 posted 04-24-2012 04:46 PM

Looks great! That should provide plenty of storage space for you. I need to build a dresser for the wife. I’ve got that big pile of padouk to use and figure that will work fine. I just need to find the design I want. Might steal a couple ideas from yours!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#4 posted 04-24-2012 11:03 PM

Thanks, Len, it’s been fun.

Smitty, it’s all about the eyes. Thanks.

Willie, only you can steel any of my ideas. Maybe I need to help you out with some of the padouk, lol.


-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#5 posted 05-24-2012 10:34 AM

I think it turned out so nice.
The finish is top, and now we really see how the handles match.
Congrat on that build, now it will be wonderful to fill it up with underware ‘size matters’ and perhaps a few secrets…
Best thoughts to you and the rest of the family,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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