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Drawer Making: Dovetails and Drawer Locks + DVD

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  • In-depth Instruction; 135 minutes
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Setting Inset Drawer Fronts

When it comes to drawer styles on cabinets and furniture, everyone seems to love the look of inset drawer fronts. It’s a custom look that suggests that the piece was hand crafted rather than mass produced. While they can look beautiful if they are done properly, they can also look lousy if they are not…

Locating Drawer Slides in a Case

We’ve all been there. You’ve built a beautiful set of drawers and it’s time to install them into the case using drawer slide hardware. How do you know where to put them so that the spacing is even between each drawer as well as the top and bottom of the case opening? You know that…

Installing Drawer Fronts

We’ve all seen it: a stack of drawer fronts that are installed with uneven spacing, or perhaps with an annoying tilt. It’s disturbing, and once you see it, that’s all you will see every time you look at that cabinet. You can build the world’s great cabinet carcase, cut perfectly fitting dovetails on your drawers,…

Drawer Making: Dovetails and Drawer Locks

You Get with Your Class:

  • In-depth Instruction; 135 minutes
  • On-demand video access – anytime
  • Indefinite access. Pay once, view forever
  • Bonus materials, including downloadable Class Guide and Resources List
  • Access to Class-only Q&A with Instructor

Modern Media Cabinet Part 6: Drawers and Hardware

In the previous installment of this project we completed the top and shelf. Here we will build locking rabbet drawers with false fronts, attach drawer glide hardware, and wrap this project up. For details on the drawer construction see Diagram E.

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Making Drawer Pulls from Aluminum

Making cabinet drawers is a critical part of a project, and the final product should provide a great example of the maker’s craftsmanship. Drawer pulls are a great focal point in a project to provide a unique accent and personalize the drawer, setting it apart as a special functional piece of art. Sure, there are…

Drawer Installation Tips

Mechanical drawer slides make it easy to open and close a drawer, but you’ve got to insert the drawer correctly to make sure you don’t destroy the slide and end up with bearings all over the floor. Check out these drawer installation tips. Relevant Links: DIY Drawers: Lock-Joint DIY Dresser: Attaching Drawer Fronts DIY Dresser:…

How to Downsize a Drawer

While building a media cabinet, I broke the wise rule of “Measure twice,cut once.” I made a quick measurement for depth on a drawer that would extend to be flush with the face frame, and I forgot to account for the additional thickness of the false front that would be attached. I left myself a…

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