I’m still putting together my drawers.  I’ve fitted the front and sides in the drawer slots and marked out drawer parts.  I’ll be dovetailing the sides and putting in a slot for the drawer bottom.Originally I was going to pin the backs, but I’ve been watching how Shannon Rogers is doing his drawers for his Hand Tool School Tool cabinet, so I’ll be putting in one single dovetail for the back.

Sides and bottom are 1/2″ maple with a 3/4″ walnut front.

5 thoughts on “Drawers”

  1. Nothing wrong with pinning the backs, but I think you will find greater durability by using cut nails and a rabbet joint. Dowel pins work as well. Of course the single dovetail works great and is really fast too.

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