What is with this dresser ?

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by Mielikki, Jul 6, 2020.

  1. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    First post here. Just got this and I am curious about a date on this. The drawers are held together with pegs rather than dovetail.
     

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  2. i need help

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  3. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

  4. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

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  6. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Looks to be in decent condition too.....those two missing pulls can usually be replaced.......!
     
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  7. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    3 missing pulls, but who is counting ;)

    Eastlake in style.
     
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  8. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    Any idea where people might find replacement pulls?
     
  9. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    Also some pretty decent gouges in the front. I bought it for 20
    Bucks because I liked it as an entry way piece but it sure does show its age and abuses
     
  10. janettekay

    janettekay Well-Known Member

    I can relate !!! I also show my age and abuses...but I am still useful and loved !!!!!:D:D:D:D
     
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  11. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    You can search online for antique replacement pulls. There are several places that sell reproductions of various styles. You might end up having to buy a set of eight if you can't find a close enough match. Or you could try searching eBay for genuine ones. Good luck.
     
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  12. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    Great answer !
     
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  13. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    Thanks for that info!
     
  14. bercrystal

    bercrystal Well-Known Member

    If you get a couple of close-up photos maybe someone could give you some pointers on how to make the bad spots less noticeable. @verybrad
     
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  15. Mielikki

    Mielikki Member

    I will do that. Thank you for the advice.
     
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