Building a Strong, Light Carcase
Thin, deep front rails give a refined look with plenty of strength
Designing delicate, smaller pieces that will stand up to dogs, children, and other rigors of everyday life is a challenge. Garrett Hack shows how to build a rack-proof side table with deep rails and drawers. He explains the carcase joinery and assembly quickly but completely. A detailed project plan shows parts and dimensions, and side information offers tips on building and fitting drawers that won’t bind.
From Fine Woodworking #104