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Forum topic by Kaeon posted 07-10-2012 04:22 PM 2358 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-10-2012 04:22 PM


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#1 posted 07-10-2012 05:30 PM

As far as the lower part, I believe there was a under bed project posted on this site where a fellow woodworker built one similar to what is under that mattress. Look in the projects and I think it is in there somewhere. As far as the drawer stack pillers, they look to be simple box construction, probably with drawer runners to hold in the drawers. Dovetailed fronts with dado slots on the sides and back for the bottom of the drawers would be the best for these drawers, but don’t know if you can do that. You can design a backboard easy enough, but I would try to build one straight top across, holding the two “pillers” up and locking it all together. It’s big, lots of time, and making 12 good drawers just for the pillers alone will be a ton of work. Good luck.

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 07:20 PM

Tennessee, thanks for the input, My dad just purchased a jig for doing dovetails. I am familiar with routing so I feel somewhat confident I could make the drawers after some practice. I guess my main concern is the transition from rough framing type of wood working to more of a cabinet grade work. Thus far this is the only things I’ve made in wood.

^This is where I first learned how to use biscuit joints

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#3 posted 07-12-2012 07:36 PM

nice work

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#4 posted 07-12-2012 08:46 PM

That kind of casework can be done easiest with applied mouldings
which conceal the ply or particleboard cores and allow the use of
butt joints and stapling underneath the mouldings.

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