I made my drawers after assembly for a better fit. I chose the more time consuming route and built flush-inset drawers with integral faces. 3/4” cherry fronts, 1/2” red oak sides, and 1/4” plywood bottoms. The final look is worth some added fuss. ...
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The panels on this nightstand are only 1/4” thick, so I re-sawed them to save wood and bookmatch the grain. Edge gluing this thin is tricky, but doable with a few cauls. I don’t think I’ll do 1/4” panels in the future. ...
Sorry for the delay, life got in the way for awhile… The next step was to make all of the rails. First, there are three “top” rails for the sides and rear. They have haunched tenons to fit the vertical leg mortises. They al...
The most involved aspect of the build is, by far, the legs. The first thing I did was cut out the eight leg blanks to rough dimensions and then jointed and surfaced the blanks to 7/8” thickness. Then they were laminated to give a full 1-3/4”. T...
My wife and I will soon start building our dream home in the country. When it’s completed, we’ll be absent both quality furniture to fill it and spare cash to buy any. It’s quite the dilemma. Fortunately, she likes the Stickle...