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Offline BarneyD

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Grandson's Dresser
« on: May 16, 2019, 09:38 PM »
Thought I'd share a pic of a dresser that I recently completed and delivered to one of my grandsons. Nothing real fancy, mostly cherry with cherry ply sides. Secondary wood is maple. At present he can only access the lower 3 drawers. But I trust he'll grow into it.

Barney

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Offline SoonerFan

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 10:08 PM »
Looks great! He will get many good years of use.

Offline Euclid

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2019, 04:53 AM »
... Nothing real fancy...
I don't know about that, I'd say "Real nice!"
Lovely proportions and appropriate detail; I'd be very proud to have made that.

As for reaching the upper drawers, Sammy may well learn to use the open drawers as a step-ladder, so make sure it can't topple over!

Offline ctvader

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 07:12 AM »
Fing fantastic.  100% heirloom piece of furniture.

Offline Jim Kirkpatrick

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2019, 07:21 AM »
A job well done!  Both dresser and the picture will sure to be heirlooms

Offline RKA

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2019, 07:37 AM »
It looks great, nice work!  If you haven’t already, strap it to the wall.
-Raj

Offline BarneyD

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2019, 10:48 AM »
Thanks everyone for the kind words. And yes, it is anchored to the wall as I was certain that he'd be climbing on it. He is a curious little guy and he will want to see those top drawers at some point. Thanks again.
Barney

Offline Jasonj888

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2019, 12:18 AM »
Very nice work Grandpa! That will be a lifelong heirloom for him.

Offline c_dwyer

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2019, 06:03 PM »
Excellent job!! And I absolutely agree with @RKA

An ounce of prevention -- strap it to the wall asap, before the temptation to climb sets in!

Offline jobsworth

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Re: Grandson's Dresser
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2019, 09:50 PM »
very nice. Im sure he will grow into being able to reach the top drawers soon.