Variations On A Four Drawer Chest
Variations on a four drawer chest is article about Casework bookmarked by terrance with ID 11616995674 was uploaded on 06-01-2019 and has been viewed 33,622 times.
Synopsis: Tage Frid advises woodworkers not to underestimate the power of details.To demonstrate how these little touches can change and enhance a piece, he made two identical chests of drawers but gave each a distinct personality.
Both have concave sides, a sweeping, curved bevel on the fronts of their flat tops and bottoms, dovetailed drawers, and curved pediments; one chest has a concave front and concave drawer fronts, whil the other has a straight front with convex drawer fronts.
Frid explains how to make the carcases, how to rout the spline mortises and shape the carcase top and sides, and how to assemble the piece - both dry-run and final.He details the drawers and finishing.
When inspected closely, the two chests appear to be different designs.A project plan and a bill of materials accompany the article...