Bowfront Wall Cabinet
Learn 3 solid techniques for curves in one small project
Synopsis: Add vacuum-press veneering to your woodworking skill set by building a bowfront cabinet that features a subtle curve on its flush front and a beautiful mix of cherry, Douglas fir, and cocobolo. You’ll learn how to make shop-sawn veneers for curved doors and drawers, and a few joinery tricks for making drawers with curved fronts. This wall cabinet might be small, but it’s chock-full of great techniques that open up a new world of woodworking.
Size: 6-3/4 in. deep by 12 in. wide by 20 in. tall
This little wall-hung cabinet that I built not long ago is ideal for hanging in a dining room to store small serving ware, spices, or tea. It’s also a lot of fun to build.
As a woodworking project, the cabinet is a great way to learn about curves. There are a lot of them in this piece: in the doors, in…
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CAD-drawn plans and a cutlist for this project are available in the Fine Woodworking store.