Maple dresser

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Project by Broglea posted 10-01-2010 09:55 PM 2403 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a dresser I made for my son. It is constructed of maple with poplar drawers. The cross inlay is walnut. I was about to put the finish on it when my son came out to the shop and told me he wanted to paint it red with a cross. There was no way I was going to paint it, so we settled on a compromise. That’s how the cross got added to the door. The dresser was finished with poly and no paint.

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 10:19 PM

Really nice job! I can’t blame you for refusing to paint it.

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

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#2 posted 10-02-2010 02:24 AM

Nice, very nice-and nice save from paint!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 10-02-2010 01:55 PM

Nice build. I like the trim detail at the base.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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#4 posted 10-02-2010 04:29 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 12-21-2010 12:54 PM

Nice work. Paint is for those with less skill.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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