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« on: January 02, 2013 07:41:45 PM »

Spotted this lovely beast driving home.



Now I couldn't very well leave it to it's fate. So home it came with me.
But it was in really rough condition. Some borers had even had a go at it.
But after a nice clean. And I mean a really good clean. This actually took a couple of weeks and a lot of gumption.



It has a new home (^^)

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2013 08:25:30 PM »

What a fantastic find!!!!!!!!

You did an awesome job giving it a new lease on life. 
Well done
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2013 08:32:55 PM »

I actually gasped when I saw the first picture--what a freakin' treasure!!!! And the after picture is just gorgeous--awesome job on seeing potential and being willing to put in the hard work to make it happen.
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2013 05:27:01 AM »

WOW! That was quite a find!! congrats!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2013 06:19:52 AM »

My first reaction was...no way that is the same dresser!

Fabulous job!
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« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2013 04:10:24 PM »

This is such a great revamp.  It's a gorgeous piece!
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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2013 10:07:39 AM »

Well done!
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Dextorasaurus
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2013 06:38:17 PM »

Cheers! (^▽^)
The effort was definitely worth it. Not only the actual dresser but now I even have some new skills I can put to use.
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