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Free Download: Building Doors and Drawers

comments (6) September 17th, 2010 in blogs

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There is perhaps nothing finer than standing back from a well-built case piece and taking in the sight of perfectly spaced shadow lines around every door and drawer. It is the mark of a true craftsman and indeed, what separates factory-made furniture from custom-built pieces.

With that visual in mind, take a gander at Andy Rae's latest book, Building Doors & Drawers. You can flip through a free chapter excerpt by clicking on the link below. In it, Rae takes the reader through a variety of topics, from fitting and hinging doors--to handles, pulls, catches, and latches. Enjoy!

Click here to download your free chapter!

 

More on Doors & Drawers

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posted in: blogs, fitting drawers, fitting doors, dovetailed drawers


Comments (6)

ww2009 ww2009 writes: Thanks KleineKapitein for help with the downloading info. I also had trouble with the downloading process lately. The right click on then "save target as" worked great. Happy chip making!
Posted: 4:02 pm on March 14th

KleineKapitein KleineKapitein writes: Be as smart about surfing thas about working wood: Right-click on the link "Click here to download your free chapter!" and (depending on your browser-type) select 'save link as' or 'save target as' and you'll be downloading a file called MU8063BuildingDoorsDrawers.pdf to your computer.
Posted: 5:15 pm on October 11th

Raplz Raplz writes: couldn't download either and this is a new and big computer!
Posted: 2:46 pm on September 24th

blacksnakecreek blacksnakecreek writes: I have not been able to get to the free download. Has anyone else had this problem?
Posted: 1:10 pm on September 23rd

casahanson casahanson writes: Perfect? CNC machines have trouble achieving perfect...
Posted: 11:49 am on September 21st

Mysteryguest Mysteryguest writes: Why is a shooting board ever needed? If the opposite sides (of frame, for instance)are exactly of the same length and the angles are actually 45 degrees, then the fit will always be perfect! What am I missing?
Posted: 8:59 am on September 21st

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