Custom Maple Dresser

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Project by RammerJammer posted 07-18-2010 11:01 PM 3044 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This custom maple dresser was a commissioned piece for a customer in Lousiville, Kentucky. Hard maple carcass features sliding dovetail horizontals and verticals and splayed legs. Drawers are cock beaded and veneered with superb quality veneer from Berkshire Veneer. Hardware is clear glass pulls from Restoration Hardware.

-- If at first you don't succeed, save the pieces for a smaller project ~

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#1 posted 07-18-2010 11:09 PM

This an a amazing beautiful dresser that has a spectacular design and great build.

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#2 posted 07-18-2010 11:15 PM

OH my wow wow wow amazing craftwork from very skilled hands the way you have designed this shows your talent to the max thank you for showing us here


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#3 posted 07-18-2010 11:24 PM

I so agree. WOW WOW WOW

-- curious woodworker

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#4 posted 07-18-2010 11:38 PM

Bob and Todd,

Absolutely amazing! The design, wood selection, and craftsmanship is extraordinary. I have to build a dresser and bed for my son and daughter in law. Any chance of sharing the design/ drawings?

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#5 posted 07-19-2010 12:09 AM

That is a really nice build extraordinary design I like it a lot. How long did it take to build?....................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#6 posted 07-19-2010 12:29 AM

Very nice detail. I especially like the dovetail joinery. Great work.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#7 posted 07-19-2010 01:15 AM

Exquisite detail and design. A unique piece that is beautifully done. Excellent craftsmanship. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 07-19-2010 04:10 AM

Gorgeous dresser. Do you, by any chance, like making drawers – I count 21 – and all look perfect. Great wood, design and execution. Love the finish as well. In fact, I can’t see anything that I don’t like. It should become a classic!


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#9 posted 07-19-2010 04:36 AM

Amazing design. Great work!

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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#10 posted 07-19-2010 04:42 AM

Beutiful design and amazing craftsmanship. Simply amazing!!!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#11 posted 07-19-2010 05:05 AM

Way cool design! Me Like! Wonderful contrast. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a dresser quite like it!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#12 posted 07-19-2010 11:29 AM

What can I say that hasn’t already been said? Maybe fantastic.

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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#13 posted 07-19-2010 01:46 PM

Amazing, great design and fine quality all round. Inspirational.

-- Ollie, UK.

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#14 posted 07-19-2010 06:45 PM

such a cool design – love the d.t. joinery

-- -erik & christy-

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#15 posted 07-19-2010 06:47 PM

Very Nice!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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