The delicate interplay of glass and wood
The technical problems of doors with thin wood parts and closely fitted glass may discourage cabinetmakers from making more showcase cabinets, writes James Krenov. He shares ideas on balancing the function with the craftsmanship and covers proportions, curves, the main steps toward making them, and each practical step in construction. He recommends having a glazier cut the glass to fit. The article is filled with pictures exploring design options and construction methods.