Grandson's 3 drawer Dresser

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Project by bandit571 posted 07-22-2018 09:59 PM 1342 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

That my daughter will decide what finish she wants to apply to.

Just a Pine Chest of Drawers. Through dovetails on the front corners of the drawers.

Just something so he doesn’t throw his clothes on the floor in his room. Gaps are for ease of opening and closing the drawers. He can be as rough as he wants, won’t really harm this dresser.

She may just stain it….or just paint it the way he wants it to look. Grandson is 9 yr old.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 07-22-2018 10:29 PM

Nice work.

You have to build them with the idea they will be rough, because they are rough!!! Or so I have been informed.


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#2 posted 07-22-2018 10:49 PM

Nice job on the dovetails

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#3 posted 07-22-2018 10:49 PM

I followed the build on this. Really nice and built to last.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 07-22-2018 10:52 PM

Way to go, Bandit. Followed that build and loved it. Chester will out live us both.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 07-22-2018 11:48 PM

Hope your grandson appreciates the work you have done for him. Well done.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 07-22-2018 11:51 PM

Good looking chest of drawers, Bandit. It’s fun to make things for family!

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 07-22-2018 11:54 PM

Nice work Bandit.

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

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#8 posted 07-23-2018 12:44 AM

Looks like you did him proud, Congratulations, well done.

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#9 posted 07-23-2018 01:47 AM

Another finely crafted project from the Dungeon Workshop, Bandit. Nice job on the dovetails, as usual. I hope you can post a picture after the finish, be it paint, stain or other, is applied.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#10 posted 07-23-2018 12:55 PM

You did a beautiful job on this 3 drawer dresser. Nice work!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#11 posted 07-23-2018 02:17 PM

Thanks for the journey through another great build!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#12 posted 07-23-2018 07:08 PM

Looks like another successful project. Nicely done.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#13 posted 07-23-2018 08:44 PM

Ok…here is the colour she picked out for this dresser…

Relax…when you open the drawers, you will still see all them dovetails….

Waiting on this to dry, then a coat or two of Poly Gloss.

Called “Kona”.

I left the knobs as is. Will see how the varnish colours them…..

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#14 posted 07-24-2018 04:43 AM

Another well done project Bandit.

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#15 posted 07-27-2018 06:39 PM

Looks good

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