Chest of Drawers - Fine Woodworking How-To

Chest of Drawers

The modern chest-of-drawers implies an actual case fitted with two or more drawers; any resemblance to an actual chest, fitted with drawers or not, is coincidental. In fact, any chest containing drawers is liable to be seen and spoken of as a chest, not
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  • Out of Nakashima’s ShadowOut of Nakashima’s Shadow

    by Stewart Wurtz

    This chest by Stewart Wurtz was designed to go into a home owned by avid collectors of George Nakashima's work. Wurtz wanted to honor Nakashima with the design ...

  • Twisted and TexturedTwisted and Textured

    by Jonathan Binzen

    John Lee makes furniture full time in a shop he built behind his father’s house in County Meath, Ireland, using traditional techniques to create innovative furniture. ...

  • How to Engineer a Chest of DrawersHow to Engineer a Chest of Drawers

    by Gerald Curry

    Even if you build your projects to accommodate wood movement and choose the best materials for each part, there will be times when you'll need to be more exact ...

  • Anatomy of a Chest of DrawersAnatomy of a Chest of Drawers

    by Will Neptune

    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 ...

  • Large-Case Construction StrategiesLarge-Case Construction Strategies

    by Bruce Cohen

    Bruce Cohen has a way to simplify projects like his nine-drawer dresser, which has more than 100 parts and even more joints. In this article he explains how to ...

  • Drawer Fronts That Fit FlushDrawer Fronts That Fit Flush

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Maintaining drawer-front alignment to the face frame can be a seasonal problem on furniture built with slab construction and typical rear-mounted drawer stops. ...

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