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Drawer Building Basics

Dovetailed drawerIt’s just a box inside a box. So, why is building drawers such an unnerving challenge for beginner woodworkers?

Fine Woodworking magazine offers this .PDF excerpt from Bill Hylton’s Chests of Drawers book.

This exceptional primer walks woodworkers through all the basics – parts of a drawer, joint selection and wood choices are covered in great detail. The best part of this article is that Bill covers options that appeal to woodworkers no matter their skill level. From the most challenging hand cut dovetails to the basic pinned rabbet joint, there’s something for everyone.

If your next project involves building drawers, don’t be intimidated – check this link out first!

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