Dresser and Bedside Tables

  • Advertise with us
Project by George Coles posted 09-06-2018 02:28 AM 1130 views 1 time 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,

13 comments so far

View ralbuck's profile


6094 posts in 2718 days

#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

View balidoug's profile


497 posts in 2930 days

#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

View DocSavage45's profile


8850 posts in 3294 days

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

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

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

30411 posts in 2789 days

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

Always love your work. Beautiful piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View recycle1943's profile


3129 posts in 2074 days

#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

View KimAccurso's profile


509 posts in 592 days

#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

View EarlS's profile


2965 posts in 2799 days

#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"

View swirt's profile


4066 posts in 3423 days

#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,

View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Kaleb the Swede

1903 posts in 2421 days

#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

View BroncoBrian's profile


875 posts in 2410 days

#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.

View Dustin's profile


689 posts in 1192 days

#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."

View McaroJCC's profile


41 posts in 379 days

#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

View Ivan's profile


14785 posts in 3319 days

#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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics