cherry dresser

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Project by Adam Weis posted 09-29-2008 04:25 AM 2319 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is a cherry dresser commissioned by a friend. The design of this piece is fairly simple to build. Hand cutting the dovetails though is a different matter.

-- Adam,

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#1 posted 09-29-2008 04:28 AM

Fantastic piece; I love the top, and the placement of the draw handles.
Good work,

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#2 posted 09-29-2008 03:35 PM

Very nice. I like the choice of hardware as well.

thanks for the post.

-- Hope Never fails

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#3 posted 09-29-2008 08:03 PM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 09-29-2008 09:30 PM

What? You didn’t custom – forge the handles? I’m disappointed.

Just kidding! Great piece!

-- Have a blessed day!

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#5 posted 10-11-2008 10:43 PM

I love the Greene & Greene details with the Pacific hardware. I was going to use the same hardware on my gentleman’s chest, but they weren’t black enough. Where did you find them? Also, what finish did you use on the cherry? I really like the way you masked off the dovetails for the finish.

Thanks for sharing!

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#6 posted 03-06-2009 04:01 AM

like the longer top and the fat bread board ends.

-- Mike - Columbus, Ohio

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#7 posted 05-12-2009 11:54 PM

I like the piece. It is simple and clean. But does this reflect an Oriental flavor you express an interest in? I’m not being anything but curious and anxious to learn.

-- Whatever

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#8 posted 05-13-2009 12:30 AM

Very nice work

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#9 posted 06-07-2009 04:23 PM

I was just checking ou tyour projects when I stumbled upon this piece. It’s beautiful. Very nice design and finish!

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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