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545 Madison’s Dresser Pt 9 “The big reveal”

April 29, 20153 Comments

In today’s episode we wrap-up this epic nine-part series on the construction of the 8 Drawer Tall Dresser for my daughter Madison. It always seems to happen no matter how hard we try to avoid it. As we near the end of a build there are plenty of small (and sometimes significant) details we have […]

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544 Madison’s Dresser Pt 8 “Drawer Construction”

April 10, 20159 Comments

The end of the tall dresser build is almost here. One of the final things left to do, other than apply the paint, is to build the drawers. So that’s what we’re doing in today’s episode, it’s all about drawer construction. We’ll discuss dimensioning the Baltic Birch plywood for the drawer box sides. Fabricating the […]

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Plywood versus solid wood for drawer boxes

March 26, 201519 Comments

I’m very near completing Madison’s tall dresser, at this point the only thing complicated I have left to complete is the construction of the eight drawer boxes. Originally I intended to build them entirely from solid wood (and the plans for the project reflect this choice) but at the last minute I’ve decided instead to […]

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541 Madison’s Dresser Pt 5 “More drawer frame stuffs”

March 6, 20154 Comments

Just when you thought you were finished, they pull you right back in again! Actually I was never really finished, once I had the drawer frames glued up I still had a little more work to do on them before we’re ready to assemble the entire body of the dresser. So in today’s episode we’re […]

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540 Madison’s Dresser Pt 4 “Drawer Frames”

February 27, 20152 Comments

We’re making progress with the 8 drawer tall dresser I’m building for my daughter Madison. In today’s episode we’re moving on to building the drawer frames for the dresser. Drawer frames are a crucial component in the overall body of the dresser, and while most probably won’t notice them in their entirety (other than the […]

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Coming soon “Madison’s Dresser”

January 5, 20153 Comments

Now that I don’t have the holidays to use as an excuse for why I’m not in the shop I guess I should just get off my fat butt and start working on some new projects and content for the show? I don’t want to come across as this being a chore, or something I’m […]

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499 Bedside Tables Pt 5

December 29, 20129 Comments

The holidays have really set me behind schedule on completing this set of bedside tables. Luckily though, I’ve been promising Samantha I’d build them for a few years now, so she’s use to the delayed schedule. In today’s episode I’m concentrating on getting the drawers built. Nothing fancy about these boxes. Rabbeted ends on the […]

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