Four Good Ways to Build Drawers

Our staff offers simple, strong and fast ways to make this important furniture component.

We've come up with four good techniques for building drawers that our editors have refined after years of shop work. Includes detailed instruction and step photos for building sliding dovetail drawers, hand dovetailed drawers and drawers built with a drawer lock bit.



What You Get:

  • Step-by-step photos
  • Advice on building
  • Helpful illustrations
printable (digital) pages of instructions

Product Recommendations

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Kreg Mini Trak

1/8" Roundover Bit

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