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Project by Tooch posted 03-16-2019 12:12 PM 499 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now that we are in our new bedroom, I’ve started making us new bedroom Furniture. Although I’m posting this project, its only about 97% done. I still need to get a handle on the front of the drawer, but I’m having a heck of a time finding handles online. I’ve seen a few loop handles on Amazon, but I was hoping to get more of a “V-shape” handle I did find one that I liked, but it was about $30/piece, and if I had thoughts of doing a set of drawers that is out the window.

Anywho, the construction is mostly Mortise & Tenon with draw-bored aprons, which then requires little-to-no glue, which is nice. This is mostly made of oak, except for the drawer which is maple and an oak false front. Overall Dimensions are 14”x24”, and it was finished with about 4 coats of semi gloss polyurethane.

Thanks for looking. If anyone out there has any leads on Hardware, please feel free to share. All other comments welcome,


-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#1 posted 03-16-2019 12:14 PM

Beautiful piece…very well made. I like that style. I made umbrelly stand with similar design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-16-2019 01:16 PM

Looks great love the design of it

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#3 posted 03-16-2019 01:48 PM

Well done job Tooch. All the joinery looks perfect. I guess I have to ask, why not make your own handle.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 03-16-2019 03:22 PM

Looks great Tooch! I’m with Dave on trying to make your own handles! Did I say trying LOL! We know you can do it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 03-16-2019 04:56 PM

Not long ago I made some of these and a coffee table….for my granddaughters new house. Probably same plans. Anyway, she chose pine as the wood, but I’ve always been partial to oak. Yours is a prime example of how good oak looks when done well. Good job – thanks for sharing.

-- DonB

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#6 posted 03-16-2019 06:20 PM

Beautiful piece and top notch craftsmanship. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 03-16-2019 08:47 PM

Exquisite craftsmanship.

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

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#8 posted 03-16-2019 09:02 PM

nice work buddy great classic design.did you hand cut your dovetails,they came out nice.and ill vote also for making your own handles.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#9 posted 03-16-2019 11:08 PM

Beautiful joint work and design!

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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#10 posted 03-17-2019 01:06 AM

Very nice…...You did a GREAT Job !!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#11 posted 03-17-2019 09:01 AM

Great way to make that crappie Oak look Good!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#12 posted 03-17-2019 01:33 PM

Beautiful work. I’d probably not put in a handle. Almost can’t tell there’s a drawer, like it’s “hidden”
Beautiful design.

-- ~Daniel

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#13 posted 03-17-2019 02:09 PM

I get my hardware here:

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#14 posted 03-18-2019 06:20 PM

Tooch, this is a beautiful job. What’s not to like … great design, flawless execution, fine craftsmanship, first class material. Thanks for sharing this with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#15 posted 03-19-2019 04:28 PM

Stunning little table. I agree, oak was a great choice here. I have yet to try M&T joinery and this looks like a great project to practice that skill on.

-- Extra screws left over are just evidence I found a better way to put it together.

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