Patrica Christian. Dresser. January 25th , 2018.
Regency, Victorian and Edwardian dressers for bedroom are all made of wood with a quality French polish on the front. The back was usually left unvarnished. Often the drawers would have locks. Today, dressers come in a wide variety of materials including the modern favourite MDF - micro density fibreboard - with a woodstain veneer on the top and sides. This hardwearing easy care engineered wood product can be made in a variety of shapes and sizes. The Swedish firm Ikea has specialised in supplying such dressers for the bedroom in low cost flat pack format for self assembly at home. In days of old you would have to struggle up the stairs with the weighty pre crafted dresser.
The oldest and most traditional forms of dressers are usually smaller, and are used to keep smaller articles and clothing in order. Most of these dressers are used to keep underwear, socks and other trinkets and items like jewelry. Today, many newer designs are larger and have more storage space than usual. These dressers have more drawers and more storage space. Furthermore, many craftsmen are now making dressers with more intricate designs and aesthetic quality and so dressers are valued not just because of their functionality but because of their design value as well. The purposes of your traditional dresser have now been expanded. There are many makes and designs of dressers that are now on sale in the market. Some are already made and ready for pick-up, while some offer personalization services. If you have specific preferences for your dresser, you can now talk to the craftsman and tell him how you want your dresser made. But what designs of dressers are there available that would suit your budget, preferences on design and of course, functionality?
There are different types of dressers for you to choose from. The smallest of these dressers are called drawer dressers as you only get to see drawers in these dressers. The largest type of dressers is called door dressers, because of the door found in the center of the dresser. This door is used for covering pull out trays and shelves. The larger the dresser, the more expensive it is You have to choose your oak dresser depending on whether you want one with smaller and more drawers or one with fewer and bigger drawers. Of course, the larger the dresser, and the more drawers in the dresser, the more expensive it will be.
3. Bed end dressers This piece of furniture is a cross between a bed end chest and a dresser. These dressers are the smallest yet, as they only reach a height of a foot and a half. They are specifically placed at the foot of the bed. They resemble bed end chests only that instead of a big opening on top, you find drawers. These kinds of dressers are perfect for kids rooms and play areas. You can use them to store small pieces of clothes like underwear, socks or towels, and also store small toys, books and coloring materials.
Tall Dresser As indicated by the name, tall dressers are taller and more narrow. They provide a considerable amount of storage capacity without taking up too much bedroom space themselves. These too come in different designs to suit your preference. Wardrobe Armoires Wardrobe armoires are tall and wide dressers that consist of two outward opening panel doors and pull out drawers below. The height of a wardrobe armoire is anywhere between 4 and 6 feet. The upper part of the armoire is usually used for hanging clothes. The Storage Chest Dresser Storage chests are perhaps the oldest type of bedroom furniture that is still in use today. Traditionally made out of thick wood, this is a basic dresser simply made of four wooden walls, a base, and a lid with powerful hinges. These chests vary in type and size and are a useful form of storage in any bedroom, whether a childrens room or a master bed room.
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