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Cherry and Wenge Dresser

author-gravatar gsark1 Aug 11, 2019

The dress is solid cherry with wenge accents and drawer handles. The drawers are baltic birch with dovetails. The finish is Osmo Polyx Oil #[email protected]

Photo of Cherry and Wenge Dresser
Photo of Cherry and Wenge Dresser
Photo of Cherry and Wenge Dresser
Photo of Cherry and Wenge Dresser
Photo of Cherry and Wenge Dresser

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Would you mind post pics of or explaining the carcass construction? I am starting a dresser build and was looking at various methods, specifically sliding dovetails, for carcass construction primarily due to the inherent strength of that method and no need for clamps. 

@gsark1  said: I did not photograph the build however, I used mortice and tenon joinery on the legs and end panels. The rail connections was done with Festool dominos. There has been no indication of the joints moving or opening . The top is attached with dominos and screws with the holes drilled out twice the size of the screws and flat washers. I have used sliding dovetails in other furniture projects and have had success with that jointery but it is far more work and fitting  to do that method. Thanks

@WoodGate  said:

Would you mind post pics of or explaining the carcass construction? I am starting a dresser build and was looking at various methods, specifically sliding dovetails, for carcass construction primarily due to the inherent strength of that method and no need for clamps. 

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