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chest of drawers
Drawings,measures, and assembly process by Rsantos
Art Decor kitsch style drawer chest is made using MDF, and melaminic particle boards.
Jointning system is "pocket hole", using self taping, washer...
I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc. I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...
Several of you members wanted to see a better view of these 2 highboys I finished for my wife this past April. Making them at the same time was a big time savings. All together, they took about...
As a woodworking hobbyist in my spare time, I had always wanted to make the highboys in FWW issue #117 from 1996. With the work and detail involved, I figured it would be just as frustrating if...
Cherry linen press. Frame and panel construction with mortise and tenon joinery. It has graduated drawers with hand cut dovetails front and back. Turned feet and all mortise and tenons are pegged...
I made this Tiger Maple Highboy after seeing one made from about 1750. This version has over 195 handcut dovetails, all solid wood drawer sides and bottoms, and 2 hidden drawers. The crown molding I...
This was a hardest project i have completed to date. A small chest of Paduak. Paduak is very beautiful, smells incredible when worked, but is hellishly dusty and dry (or maybe that...
Part of remodelling our master bedroom closet required removing a built-in dresser and shelf unit. Although it defied most furniture-building conventions, it had lasted over one hundred...
Based on a famous piece at the Shaker Museum in Chatham, NY. The original is huge, with two banks of five drawers and a cupboard. This was for an apartment in Brooklyn, hence one bank of drawers...
This was my first big Shaker project. The cherry was dyed lightly to reduce blotching. Poplar and aromatic cedar are secondary woods. Drawer heights are graduated by percentage. The fronts of each...
Tiger maple with poplar as secondary wood. Drawer heights are graduated by percentage. Top and sides joined by through dovetails, something of a challenge as the maple's hardness means no...
Linen Press as part of bedroom suite including 4 taper post bed and matching nightstands
These nightstands were my first real furniture project. They are closely modeled after the work of Becksvoort and the dresser by Mike Pekovich in FWW. All the cherry was from a single log, allowing...
I wanted to do a project to practice hand-cut dovetails. When I saw Steve Latta's spicebox (FWW #196) it looked like an ideal project with more than 100 dovetails. I enhanced the design with...
In cherry, finished with oil and shellac. Two drawers have fan carvings.
The sides of the lower case are single boards.
The dovetails are hand cut and the piece has 158 dovetails in total. The upper...
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