My wife wanted a large dresser, so I embarked on my most ambitious project yet. I made it from ash as my wife wanted a light color and ash is inexpensive.
The project is mostly just dovetailed boxes inside of a larger dovetailed box. The dovetails are all hand-cut. The web frames that form the drawer pockets are done with dadoes and sliding dovetails.
I took influence from Nakashima for the base, keeping it pretty simple.
I did through dovetails on the top and half-blind dovetails on the bottom.
This was my first time using butterfly/dovetail inlays. The board that I chose for the middle row of drawers had some checking, but I loved the grain. I thought that cherry inlays would compliment the ash nicely.
Per request, here's a photo of the base. This was a dry fit.