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Forum topic by EricTy posted 03-30-2012 05:44 PM 898 views 0 times favorited 0 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-30-2012 05:44 PM

I’m gearing up to make a bathroom vanity, actually my first project, so I am quite the beginner. But I have time and patience to make things right, so I look at projects as challenges and learning experiences.

I’ve studied a Shaker inspired designed from Fine Woodworking where the main construction is dovetailed side, top and bottom pieces with rails and stiles to separate the drawers. Here’s the free plan: http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/35240/free-plan-cherry-chest-of-drawers

I’ve seen pieces where it’s more like a frame with full length legs of 8/4 (or so), rails and stiles and the ends, bottom are more like filler pieces. Like this for example: http://www.hardenfurniture.com/Furniture/Bedroom/Dressers/Dressers/335-Dresser.aspx

Any thoughts on which design is easier, better, stronger, recommended?

Thanks for any/all feedback.

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