My fiance’ selected a length of cherry for the drawer front/rear and some very wormy maple for the sides. I’ll address the French bottom in maple as well.
Here’s the case waiting to be fitted; very simple, as promised. a molder checks in:
(the top is yet to be attached, hence the skew :) )
Here’s the selection of very wormy cherry destined for the drawer sides:
Here it is rough fit with a 1/16” reveal:
Here are the assembled components (with the exception of the drawer bottom) awaiting final fit:
Now, to handplane to final dimensions, lay out the drawer dados, handcut the front/rear half-blinds, and design the french bottom. A paduak/cocobolo mallet inspects. Thanks for looking!
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog