LumberJocks

Reply by martin007

  • Advertise with us

Posted on double dresser joinery - need advise

View martin007's profile

martin007

141 posts in 2523 days


#1 posted 07-11-2009 04:38 PM

Thanks Matt

Well I think , I have pretty much of the carcase design issues resolved.

Another issue that I would like to address is the weight of the dresser. I will be using pine for the back frame and panel, and will use 1/4 maple panel for the side. I want also to use pine for the drawer sides, backs and bottoms. Since the larger drawer will be 30” x 19” + 8 1/2” I wonder if 3/8 is fine for the sides and 1/2 for the bottoms.

To reduce the wear on the pine drawer side, I will be using slips for the drawer bottoms which will make a 1 1/8 or so sliding surface. Slips and runners will be in maple.

-- Martin, Gatineau, Qu├ębec


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase