We started to get stressed about completing both cabinets in the next two weeks in time for the first annual wood competition at our school. So we made the decision to complete one cabinet. Today we started to build the drawers. Our drawers will be dovetailed in the front and dadoed in the back. They will receive another nicer drawer front.
Step One. Cutting out the knots.
Step Two. Resawing.
We were able to get two 1/2” thick pieces out of each board.
Step Three: S4Sing.
I am working on a video of our s4s work. But for now, just close your eyes and imagine : the fir was flying.
Step Four: Routing Dovetails
We set up the Leigh D16. This involoved only one setup and a bit of direction reading. I have used it for halfblind dovetails. Great jig.
Routing the Tails
Routing the Pins
Three finished Drawer Fronts and sides
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