Sycamore Dresser

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Sycamore Dresser #6: Quarter Sawn Sycamore Dresser Complete.

01-21-2010 03:51 AM by Ben | 14 comments »

I want to thank all of you that have read my blog and encouraged me along the way. You provided some valuable advice. I have acquired some new skills and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The dresser is made from quarter-sawn sycamore on the exterior and red oak on the non visible pieces. It is solid wood construction except for the plywood back and plywood drawer bottoms. I dovetailed the drawers and used wooden drawer slides from Rockler. To finish it, I used a coat of Transtint amber dye, followed by a coat of Transtint maple dye. I sealed it with four coats of gloss polyurethane. This is a birthday gift for my 7 year old son. He really loves the knobs. I will probably chang...

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