Doors and Drawers
Build your own cabinet doors and drawers in your woodworking shop with these tips and techniques. Learn how to choose the right hinges and drawer slides and how to install them.
Thanks for the article on making arched raised panel doors (WOOD issue 208). I’m altering the design to use glass rather than panels. But how do I cut curves in glass?
When I built the curvy-front jewelry box from issue 195, for my daughter, I used box joints for the drawers rather than rabbets. But six months later the drawers bind and don’t slide as easily.
I bought a bathroom vanity with dovetailed drawers, as shown below. Why do the drawer joints have such a wide pin at the top?
This approach provides a clean uncluttered drawer side, perfect for highlighting attractive joinery, such as dovetails.
I built a set of book-matched doors with cherry-crotch panels and mistakenly drilled the wrong stile of one door. How can I fix this?