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Anatomy of a Chest of Drawers

Start with a dovetailed box, then choose among options for drawers, moldings and base

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Will Neptune breaks down the design of a chest of drawers showing various In this heavily illustrated article, furniture maker Will Neptune breaks down the design of a chest of drawers, showing various methods so that someone at almost any skill level can successfully complete a chest to taste. His instructions for constructing a carcase, building drawer dividers, drawer fronts, moldings, bases, and feet, are essential for building a chest of drawers in any style -- from 18th century to modern designs. He also offers efficiency tips along the way that will reduce frustration in later steps. Side information offers a few variations can alter the style of this chest.

From Fine Woodworking #163

From Fine Woodworking #163, pp. 36

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