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Forum topic by david_larch posted 554 days ago 377 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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david_larch

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554 days ago

I am looking for a good book on constructing case goods such as dressers and credenzas.

I build mid century furniture for my house and want to move up to bigger projects. I want to make sure I have the concepts right in terms of backs and getting interior pieces assembled correctly (considering seasonal movement). I have done a fair bit of research but a reference in the shop is helpful.


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#1 posted 554 days ago

Andy Rae’s book on furniture and cabinet construction is
good, if a little broad.

“Practical Design Solutions and Strategies” by FWW
is useful.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#2 posted 554 days ago

Fine Woodworking online subscription has a wealth of information. It has helped me with case good construction, and many different solutions are offered to address
common problems.

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

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