Dresser and Bedside Tables

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Project by George Coles posted 09-06-2018 02:28 AM 1351 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry but have a new business venture and have not been posting my hobby photos for a while. So please allow me to share this with you.

This set is made from recycled Yakal and Ipil. It also has a Cheval Mirror in the same style. I used finger joints pinned with ebony dowels for the case jointing as this timber has a tendancy to move a little. All drawers have the self closing mechanism and are dovetailed.

-- George Coles,

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#1 posted 09-06-2018 03:34 AM

Very nicely done and unique too.

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

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#2 posted 09-06-2018 03:41 AM

Wonderful eye-catching design, and well executed. Interesting joiner along the tops of the chests. Great build, thanks!

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#3 posted 09-06-2018 03:47 AM

George, You are an artisan., another WOW! piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 09-06-2018 06:24 AM

Always love your work. Beautiful piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-06-2018 09:35 AM

the wood color and grain are supurb but the artistry is better – Well Done !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 09-06-2018 11:25 AM

Wow – those are beautiful and the design is very creative, I love it. Wood combination is gorgeous. Will you be posting a picture of the matching mirror? – never mind, I found it and it’s beautiful, too!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#7 posted 09-06-2018 11:28 AM

The floating “box” concept really caught my eye. I’m not sure that is the correct way to express the your design but I like the way it looks with the curves on the side supports and the suspended drawer box. Kind of a modern shaker look with some curves thrown in for good measure.

Gives me an idea for my daughter’s bedside table.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#8 posted 09-06-2018 01:42 PM

Wow I really like what you did with the dresser. The side legs(?) are very cool and show the beauty of the joinery nicely.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#9 posted 09-06-2018 02:50 PM

Beautiful work. That is a very nice style you have. Thanks for sharing

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#10 posted 09-06-2018 04:33 PM

The detail on the dresser top is awesome. I appreciate that attention to detail.

-- A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

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#11 posted 09-06-2018 06:59 PM

Really beautiful, I love the curves in the accent pieces and the slightly rounded/doweled joinery!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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#12 posted 09-06-2018 07:46 PM

Dude…these are nice! Love how the curved accent is incorporated in all 3 pieces. Great details all around.

-- MCaro, St. Charles, MO

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#13 posted 09-07-2018 05:35 PM

I’m speachless…those pieces are magnificant with G&G touch. I tried also similar thing with wide fingerjoints strengtened with dovels, but yours look much better.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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