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Dresser that goes with the 3 in 1 crib

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Project by granite posted 01-01-2021 08:39 PM 646 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished the dresser – WOOHOO!!!
Life really got in the way of finishing this, but it’s finally done! And I’m back in the shop again!
Wood is cherry and lighting really made a difference in how this looks in photos. First image is in natural light in the shop and the second pic is with the shop lights on (flourescent). The real coloring is somewhere in the middle of the two pics with the drawer fronts being slightly lighter than the case.
I modified the plans (3 in 1 crib & Dresser plans from Wood Magazine) in order to make 6 drawers whereas the original plans called for 3 drawers on one side and 3 shelves on the other.
Four year old grandaughter said it’s Beautiful!
Another happy customer!
Life is Good!

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green





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swirt

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#1 posted 01-01-2021 11:48 PM

Funny with the lighting it looks like two different dressers. Either way though they look great.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 01-02-2021 12:59 AM

Well done there. The grain match across the drawer front is fantastic. Really great attention to detail. I’d love to see it in 5-10 years after it ages and becomes a deeper red. It will truly be amazing.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 01-02-2021 02:08 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 01-02-2021 02:51 AM

Really nice craftsmanship! This will be a family heirloom for sure.

-- AJ

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#5 posted 01-02-2021 12:20 PM

Nice!

I think I know how you feel, that is a big project lots of work.

I think you did a great job

-- Petey

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recycle1943

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#6 posted 01-02-2021 03:18 PM

simple and elegant in the same sentence and I mean that in the most complimentary way

-- 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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Calmudgeon

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#7 posted 01-03-2021 01:52 PM



Great job mate, I m also learning to do stuff like using Teds woodwork https://cutt.ly/RjibiL8 for free

- Indianathe3rd

Does Lumberjocks have any way of filtering these bots, or are we on our own to block them one by one?

Sorry to clutter your post with this, but it’s frustrating.

I love the piece. I did a highly modified version of the Wood Magazine convertible crib a couple years ago when expecting my first granddaughter and also did a dresser/change table to match that design.

I love the cherry and considered it, but opted for maple because I was worried about the aging of the cherry leaving weird marks on the bed posts as it changed configuration from crib to toddler bed to double bed.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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granite

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#8 posted 01-10-2021 08:05 PM

All,
Thanks for the kind comments.

Calmudgeon,
I contacted the site administrator and they removed the post, without comment.

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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