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The Tall Dresser is all wrapped up and ready for action

May 6, 20157 Comments

The 8 Drawer Tall Dresser project is all wrapped up and waiting to be moved into my daughter’s bedroom to finally be put to work. I’ve really enjoyed the entire process and can say, without hesitation, there’s very few things I’d do differently if and when I build another one (and yes there’s a chance […]

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Beaded shiplapped back coming soon

March 24, 20150 Comments

If you’ve been following along with the 8 drawer tall dresser build you already know I’ve made a few minor changes to the existing plan (available in our Digital Downloads Store,) nothing major, just a little tweak here and there. I decided recently to make one more change by swapping out the plywood panel I […]

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541 Madison’s Dresser Pt 5 “More drawer frame stuffs”

March 6, 20154 Comments

Just when you thought you were finished, they pull you right back in again! Actually I was never really finished, once I had the drawer frames glued up I still had a little more work to do on them before we’re ready to assemble the entire body of the dresser. So in today’s episode we’re […]

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540 Madison’s Dresser Pt 4 “Drawer Frames”

February 27, 20152 Comments

We’re making progress with the 8 drawer tall dresser I’m building for my daughter Madison. In today’s episode we’re moving on to building the drawer frames for the dresser. Drawer frames are a crucial component in the overall body of the dresser, and while most probably won’t notice them in their entirety (other than the […]

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538 Madison’s Dresser Pt 2 “Sorting the Stacks”

February 12, 20154 Comments

Now that the design, and dimensions of Madison’s Dresser have all been worked out in the planning process it’s time to order the lumber, and sort through the stacks looking for just the right pieces for each component. Given the fact this project is being painted, I’m far less worried about matching colors or grain […]

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537 Madison’s Dresser Pt 1 “Design Talk”

February 5, 20151 Comment

I’m only a few years behind finally building a dresser for my daughter, but it’s just in time for her to graduate from High School in a couple of years and head off to college. In this first episode of a multi-part build series we talk about my own design process, starting from the rough […]

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Coming soon “Madison’s Dresser”

January 5, 20153 Comments

Now that I don’t have the holidays to use as an excuse for why I’m not in the shop I guess I should just get off my fat butt and start working on some new projects and content for the show? I don’t want to come across as this being a chore, or something I’m […]

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419 Maple Child’s Dresser Pt.5

March 18, 20102 Comments

Today’s episode is the 5th part of the series on the Child’s dresser. We’ve jumped ahead a little bit as in real time I started to fall behind so I did some assembly work with the camera off. I’m trying to document as much as I can on these projects, but occasionally things kind of […]

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405 Maple Child’s Dresser Pt. 1

January 21, 201010 Comments

Today we start a new build project. Another child’s dresser, but rather than being like Aiden’s dresser from the first year of the show being posted. This one is made of maple and is designed to be shorter and wider (much like the host of the show!). I’ve tried to incorporate as many handtools into […]

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Aiden’s Dresser No. 2

August 6, 20060 Comments

This is the second video on the construction of Aiden’s Dresser. Using a crosscut hand saw I rough dimensioned the Cherry stock and show how to easily and quickly use a hand saw on stock that is too wide for my power miter saw. Also covered in this video is how I use a No. […]

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