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A George III Mahogany Cabinet-on-Chest – Part Two

I started with the chest – a classic 5-6-7-8 chest (the drawer heights are 5″, 6″, 7″ and 8″) – but I prepared all the mahogany and pine for both the chest and the cabinet while I was at it. … Continue reading

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Chippendale Hanging Shelves – Part Two

To prevent the simple structure falling apart, the shelves are dovetailed into the sides and likewise, the drawer divider is dovetailed into the lower shelf and the base board. With the stock all prepared, I sawed the stopped, tapered dovetail … Continue reading

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Making a Reading Table – Part Three

The walnut veneers were cut on the bandsaw and applied to the sides of the carcase. They will also be affixed around the drawer openings once the carcase has been assembled. The 5″ wide, 3/32″ thick walnut veneers. I tenoned … Continue reading

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