Youth dresser

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Project by Skip Brewer posted 06-17-2014 05:58 PM 1038 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just thought I’d post a few pictures of my most recently completed project. My youngest son needed a new dresser, so I decided to build rather than buy (of course). He decided he wanted it painted, so I went with birch plywood and poplar. The drawers were 1/2” Baltic birch with a poplar false front. He picked out the color scheme (I don’t know if he was being patriotic or just was thinking about SpiderMan!) It turned out pretty nice, and allowed me to get out into the shop after a long absence. I was had to use my Festool saw for all of the cuts, since I didn’t have any 220v power for my cabinet saw. (I have since purchased a 110v contractor saw).

I am now in the middle of my next project, which is a bedroom set for my 2nd oldest son and his new bride.

-- Skip, Califormia

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#1 posted 06-17-2014 07:03 PM

Job well done

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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#2 posted 06-17-2014 07:49 PM

Nice work.

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#3 posted 06-23-2014 05:51 PM

Did you use drawer slides for this project or are they riding on the wooden frames? I couldn’t tell from the pictures.

-- “Always take a banana to a party, bananas are good!” - Tenth Doctor

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