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Forum topic by david_larch posted 01-16-2013 05:55 AM 663 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-16-2013 05:55 AM

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 01-16-2013 06:02 AM

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

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

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 06:04 AM

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.

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