Custom Dresser/Armoire

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About This Project

Birch ply, Sanded fir plywood for the interior pieces that wouldn't be seen, poplar for facing the plywood, and poplar mouldings for drawers and crown

I like building things for others, especially when it's something that they can't find anywhere else. In this case, my friend has lived in her home for 20 years and never could find a storage piece to fit in this niche in their bedroom. When she asked if I could build something I was ready to try!

Because the dresser is 83" tall, 14 inches deep, and 33 inches wide, I didn't use one of Ana's plans. But, the Madison Dresser could be used as a jumping off point.

My friend is thrilled with this, and I hope they can use it for many years to come.

Required Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Estimated Time Investment: 
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Finish Used: 
Minwax stain, I think it was English Walnut. three coats, sanded between coats. Minwax rub on poly in a gloss finish. three coats, sanded between coat one and two.
Estimated Cost: 
$300

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