SOLID OAK BEAUTY - large vintage dresser

Unfortunately just because you're solid oak
doesn't mean everyone will cherish you.
The upper crossbar had been cut in two.

I was able to repair the damaged
crossbar and add a dust divider inside
to help support the repair. It's stronger now
then when originally built.

I added:
  • Reproduction glass knobs
  • Two appliques on the upper side columns
  • Two appliques on the bottom middle
  • Primer
  • Paint
  • Clear coat

New legs where also added, purchased at RONA.
 All three original escutcheons were in tact when we
 found this piece, however there were no handles.
 An escutcheon is the ornamental or protective
 plate, as for a keyhole.

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  1. Thanks for checking out my blog! What a great piece that is too!! I am a sucker for real wood...none of this fake stuff...nuh uh. Love that you're bringing these pieces back to life.

  2. Another gorgeous piece. Great job. Love all the extra details... I have to go check out another Rona store... I never see anything like what you find in ours.

    Hugs, Deb



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