A framed dresser and one nightstand…

Gadora fell in love with this dresser and one nightstand early this summer. I immediately loved the clean facade, devoid of fussy handles. The carved wooden frame around the dresser becomes its drawer pulls.

Vertical dresser - BEFORE
Vertical dresser - BEFORE

The perfect height, I found myself petting along the lines of the dresser as I removed each shiny layer from years of wear. I would apply the Methyl Ethyl, removing it carefully, belt sand their surfaces (with a lil help from Dad) and hand sand them too.

The pair stripped...
The pair stripped...

Gadora shuffled the two about the garage, away from other more-pressing projects, and finally applied the top coat of Oak-enhancing stain. It would be nine months before I would  have the pair complete.

StripeThe vertical dresser holds surprises: a shallow top drawer, a deeply divided second drawer and a pristine concealed bottom-drawer cedar chest.

Dressing for success
Dressing for success

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Dresser - AFTER
Dresser - AFTER

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Dresser - AFTER
Dresser - AFTER

The final finish is deep matte and oak in color. I envision the two sitting in an eclectic-modern and sparsely decorated space. The dresser would be paired with a round mirror, free from frame. Like an exclamation point, of sorts, resting just above on the wall. The one nightstand would be at arms reach from the bed.

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* Gadora has yet to discover their maker. Neither the dresser nor the one nightstand have a name between them.

Nightstand - AFTER
Nightstand - AFTER

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6 thoughts on “A framed dresser and one nightstand…

  1. I love the pieces although I’m old enough to enjoy a crochet bedskirt which I apparently missed by not checking in more frequently! LYL

  2. These would look stunning in my house. Or any house. I kinda hope they don’t sell right away so I can get my hands on them!

  3. You’re right. Giggle not in a good way. I’ve changed location. Took them to Shoe String. Should sell this weekend!!

  4. I can imagine them in an eclectic-modern and sparsely decorated space, too. Which is why that photo with the crocheted bedskirt makes me giggle a little.

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