Different look Dresser

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 10-08-2017 06:45 PM 3705 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just My standard dresser. 50” tall, 36” wide and 19” deep. The idea for the front was from LJ Rockyblue (Kris Williams). I saw his and just had to try it. Made of Beetle Kill Pine.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 10-08-2017 06:52 PM

I like it monte you did a great job matching the grain,and who says the grain has to always be horizontal,its a nice look.great job buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 10-08-2017 07:05 PM

The horizontal grain is a good design idea and looks awesome…especially since most furniture pieces have horizontal grain on their sides….

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself" Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does

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#3 posted 10-08-2017 07:11 PM

Love it.

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#4 posted 10-08-2017 07:18 PM

Great job buddy

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#5 posted 10-08-2017 07:34 PM

Nice experiment Monte,

I know you do a lot of visual research and you’re adding The big dog’s (Charles Neil) methods and techniques to your brand, I am reminded of the Art Deco furniture I have had since I was a kid which may be a subjective response on my part. You have been experimenting with the waterfall and live edge in benches/coffee tables. This too looks like waterfall from the vertical front. In this case I’m thinking pulls that integrate with the waterfall theme. Or hollowing out the pulls in the drawer faces.

I’m thinking use the same wood with similar vertial patterns and tones to keep the eye moving through out the piece.

If this is already a collaboration between you and a customer…Never Mind..LOL! :<D

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 10-08-2017 07:42 PM

I agree. Those vertical grain drawer fronts are really attractive and very unique. I can’t ever recall seeing drawer fronts with vertical grain.

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#7 posted 10-08-2017 08:10 PM

Super looking dresser Monte, I agree that vertical grain on the front of the drawers is great.


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#8 posted 10-08-2017 08:35 PM

Oh man, you’ve taken grain matching to a new level (or direction)... Outstanding piece here Monte.
Kudo’s to you my friend.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#9 posted 10-08-2017 09:12 PM

‘Standard’ with a WOW factor that is so subtle and visually appealing it may go unnoticed, at first. Love it, Monte!

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 10-08-2017 09:45 PM

It definitely has a great look to it. It’s more than a keeper.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#11 posted 10-08-2017 09:47 PM

Good looking dresser Monte! Nice work as always!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 10-08-2017 10:15 PM

That is beautiful Monte. I like the way you let the pattern flow from drawer front to drawer front, Great Job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#13 posted 10-08-2017 10:46 PM

Great Looking Piece

-- TomB

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#14 posted 10-09-2017 12:51 AM

And just an affirmation to all of the above!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#15 posted 10-09-2017 01:53 AM

Monte I really like the vertical grain drawers, but I wish the pulls weren’t there. They look small on the large drawers and detract from that nice grain figure down the center.

Maybe some square wood or white ceramic pulls ( one each on the two small drawers and two each on the larger drawers, aligned with the top pulls ). Hope you don’t mind the criticism.

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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