Oak Hallway Dresser

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Project by VCF posted 02-10-2014 02:48 PM 2016 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a quick project I did a couple months ago for my mom. She wanted something for the end of her hallway for extra storage and to hang one of her paintings over. This is a 5 drawer unit. The top drawer is was just made to look like 3 by using a straight 1/8” router bit.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#1 posted 02-10-2014 03:35 PM

I like the sides how they bow out and then back in. Very nice dresser.

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#2 posted 02-10-2014 03:49 PM

looks very nice

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#3 posted 02-10-2014 05:49 PM

Thanks guys.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#4 posted 02-10-2014 06:15 PM

Great looking dresser! I bet your mom loves it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 02-10-2014 06:21 PM

Excellent work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 02-10-2014 06:29 PM

excellent job. Who doesn’t like oak? The sides really do add something to that.

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#7 posted 02-10-2014 06:56 PM

Fits the space perfectly. Looks very nice.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 02-10-2014 07:26 PM

This is a great piece and a work of art! Do you have any other photos of the construction and assembly? Id like to see how the drawer slides are put together. What finish did you use? Again, really really, nicely done.


-- I'm him

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#9 posted 02-10-2014 07:36 PM

Here is a play by play of the build on my website. Pictures and comments during the build.
I used my VERY handy Kreg shelf slide guide to help install the slides correctly. Huge time saver.
Thanks for the complements everyone.
I use my “Google site” to post progress on my projects for friends and clients to follow. I like to involve as many people into the building process as I can.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#10 posted 02-10-2014 08:39 PM

Excellent use of that space. The shape/lines definitely give it a look of stability/heft, it owns that space. Very nice.

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#11 posted 03-11-2014 01:03 PM

I love that this was just a “quick project” for you. A very sharp piece!

-- Pat-Indianapolis

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