Big Drawer project - part 1 End table

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 06-20-2014 12:28 AM 1710 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The reason I call this the “Big Drawer Project” is because the customer requested 12” deep drawers on all 3 pieces. I don’t think it is logical, but it is what the customer wants.

The drawers on the cabinet are both locked with a single lock. Picture#4 shows the inside of the cabinet. It’s 29” tall, 18” wide and 18” deep. Made of Beetle Kill Pine. The finish is 2 coats of shellac and 5 coats of water based poly.

Thanks for reading, comments are always welcome

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 06-20-2014 12:42 AM

Wow Monte…you just keep knocking out these great looking pieces. This is sure to have your customer grinnin”

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#2 posted 06-20-2014 12:42 AM

Look like very cool filing cabinets. Wouldn’t be surprised if a desk is not next? I’m so glad you are selling, and I’m guessing putting money away for the big shop, although you appear to be doing pretty well.

We are getting flooded everywhere, how about your neck of the woods?

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 12:57 AM

very nice, Monte. That’s a favorite finish of mine

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 01:00 AM

No flooding here. I would prefer to keep it that way.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 06-20-2014 01:00 AM

Slick job, well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 06-20-2014 01:03 AM

That is really cool. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 06-20-2014 01:10 AM

Nicely done and a happy, satisfied customer spells success.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 06-20-2014 01:45 AM

Beautiful work Mr. Pittman. Love the look of these with the Beetle Kill

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#9 posted 06-20-2014 02:36 AM

im glad to see you building furniture again monte, i love the pine, always have, always will, im certain your customers will be happy with your work…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 06-20-2014 02:38 AM

Great work Monte. I really like that top.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 06-20-2014 03:11 AM

You sure do knock them out quick….
& out of the park!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#12 posted 06-20-2014 05:21 AM

Another great piece Monte! I like the bark left on the front edges.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#13 posted 06-20-2014 06:03 AM

Love the knots! That top drawer front looks like an impressionist painting. Congratulations on another Top 3, Monte!

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 06-20-2014 07:03 AM

Love it! Great work on this piece. It’s great to see so many different forms using the BKP. You do outstanding work.

-- I don't make mistakes, I make design challenges!

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#15 posted 06-20-2014 07:37 AM

Certainly impressive colours will they stay or fade?
So I guess this means the workshop is back in full production again?

Good work!!

Ignoring the two drawers at the front it does look a bit like your description

-- Regards Rob

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