Project full of firsts (drawers)

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Project by tsdahc posted 11-18-2015 01:12 AM 659 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So first project in a long time.

First set of drawers I’ve made using Blum undermount slides.

First time I’ve made dovetails and used my Leigh jig.

First time I’ve made something that some one paid me to make.

First time using shellac.

So while not a glamorous project, it was rewarding. The drawers are pretty big, 44”x21” ones 5,5” high the other is 4”. The box sides are 3/4” maple with 1/2” maple ply in the bottoms. Since they were darn near 4ft wide decided to make them a little more stout then the average drawer.

Last picture was how they started out. Ended up having a bit of figure to the boards.

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#1 posted 11-18-2015 09:20 AM

Looks really good, well done…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 11-18-2015 05:43 PM

Good job on the dovetails, they look great.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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