Fine woodworking s art director michael pekovich also an avid woodworker shares his methods for cutting dovetails with a combination of hand and power tools cutting sliding. W276 chest of drawers with a twist.
Nevertheless it is from chests that modern chests of drawers are.
Fine woodworking chest of drawers. Shaker chest of drawers a project plan for building a classic chest of any size. See more ideas about woodworking furniture woodworking woodworking projects. Rotate the drawer until all the faces are sanded and the dovetails are flush.
This chest of drawers was herman s student project at the vermont woodworking school. The modern chest of drawers implies an actual case fitted with two or more drawers. Build a classic chest of drawers that features a variety of dovetail joinery and shaker inspired elements using this article with fold out project plans.
A chest of drawers is one of the most useful pieces of furniture out there but the anatomy can be tricky. Slot the drawer box over the fingers and sand the face that s up. Dividers that intersect at 90 to each other.
He also offers efficiency tips along the way that will reduce frustration in later steps. From fine woodworking 163. It was his first time trying compound angle dovetails for a drawer.
Any resemblance to an actual chest fitted with drawers or not is coincidental. Be sure to download the free woodworking plan for this classic shaker chest of drawers. A chest of drawers is one of the most useful pieces of furniture out there but the anatomy can be tricky.
In fact any chest containing drawers is liable to be seen and spoken of as a chest not of but with drawers. His instructions for constructing a carcase building drawer dividers drawer fronts moldings bases and feet are essential for building a chest of drawers in any style from 18th century to modern designs. Top searches include free woodworking plans for chair crib chest children deck adirondack chairs gun cabinets and shoe racks.
Apr 13 2019 explore marc norred s board chest of drawers on pinterest. Christian becksvoort makes the construction easy with smart solutions to cutting dadoes dovetails and adding a smooth runner system for the drawers. Fine woodworking s cherry blanket chest plan from rough tom mclaughlin s shaker inspired blanket chest with bracket feet has an exterior of cherry and interior of white pine panels.
Some operations are extremely difficult to perform with a handplane. Shaker chest of drawers a pro s jigs and tips simplify joinery on chests of any size by christian becksvoort 34 fine woodworking photo this page. Of the case but the top drawers run on a fine woodworking.
For example my seven drawer chest has closely spaced 3 4 in. This chest is functional but is also a classic piece that s bolstered by its distinct design what s included detailed measurementsdimensions 18 5 8 in.