Monthly Archives: July 2015

Drawers Yet Again! — Sliding Dovetail Dilemma

Some of you that are following the construction of the drawers have left me comments and likes which I really appreciate. Not having made a unit with this many drawers in quite some time makes me cautious so I enjoy … Continue reading

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BlogLovin Experiment

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In an effort to increase my blogs presence in the “internet world” here’s my experimental writing to see if I can be picked up on the BlogLovin’ web engine. There should be a follow me … Continue reading

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Drawers Continued — Side Hung in the “Doghouse”

I’m not exactly sure when or why I began to refer to the 3 drawer section of the Armoire as a “doghouse”.  Since it is my original design I suppose it can be called anything I want!  In any case, these … Continue reading

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Drawers Continued — Bottoms and Sliding Dovetails

The previous posts on the drawer construction included the word sensible, notice it’s left it out this time?  I still think the approach is sensible but some may question that because of the way I’m going about making the bottoms. … Continue reading

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Dovetailing Drawers — A Sensible Approach: Pin Boards

Before I get into the process used for the pin boards, let me show you how things turned out at the end of this phase.  lt’s always nice to see your work taking shape(click on picture for an enlarged view): My … Continue reading

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Dovetailing Drawers — A Sensible Approach: Tails First

I must admit that my Armoire project is quite a challenging one — I see that as a good thing!  Those of you following my blog know that it was started last year but a couple of paying jobs put … Continue reading

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Colonial Williamsburg & Woodworking

As a woodworker Williamsburg, Virginia is a place I’ve always wanted to visit to see how woodworking was done “back in the day”.  If you read my blog you know that I consider myself a hybrid woodworker type but have … Continue reading

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