First, to fit the drawer front using the No. 5 (set thick) and the No. 7 (set thin). I left the top & bottom of the drawer 1/16” oversized, so I shouldn’t have to take off much wood:
Here’s what I mean by thick & thin:
I’m quite pleased with the fit. My fiance’ specifically chose this drawer front for the grain pattern.
The rear is fit in the same manner and I’ll then fit the sides:
Moving on to fitting the sides:
Now the sides will be cut to length after a test fit against the drawer back:
Here’s a little detail of the current fit. The lower drawer support is free in the rear and will be pinned once I’m happy with the drawer motion.
Now to trim the pices to final dimension, mark out the dovetails and bottom, and cut! That’s a bit of worm you see on the top of the rear apron. I promise it’s a flat cut!
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog