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Posted on Plywood drawer questions - joinery, drawer slides

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jerryminer

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#1 posted 06-04-2017 07:09 PM

Lots of ways to build drawers, some traditional, some not. IIWM, I would follow Auntie’s original technique—It’s what Grandpa expects, and will keep the piece as Auntie intended.

If you are getting serious about woodworking, you are going to want a way to cut rabbets. Might as well start now. The router is good for this, as is a table saw. Hand tools can do it, too, of course, but can take some time. TS or router are pretty quick—-that’s why we use power tools—they make these tasks easier and quicker.

A basic router table can be just a piece of plywood with a hole in it for the router bit and some mounting holes for the router, sitting on some horses. A straight piece of lumber clamped in place will serve as a fence.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976


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