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TahoeTwoBears 10-26-2015 11:47 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
None, other than it's already beautiful.

PaulG 10-31-2015 05:09 AM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
Thanks again for sharing the progress on this project, it's a joy to see how things are coming along.

derekcohen 11-22-2015 03:22 PM

Designing the Drawers
This is the start of the second stage in this build. Now that the carcase and drawer blades/runners are completed, it is time to start on the drawers.

The drawers are complex as they call for compound angles and dovetails. The design may be improved, and I welcome comments about this and the methodology.

This chapter provides a pictorial on the design and construction I have come up with so far. Pine is used in this test case (where Jarrah fronts and Tasmanian Oak sides will be used in the final build). However, the construction is for real.

The link is here (too many photos to post on the forum):

Regards from Perth


Sta2lt 11-22-2015 08:37 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
This is an amazing project. I learn so much reading your posts, thank you!

Chris 11-22-2015 09:31 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
Enjoying these posts, Derek. Thanks.

derekcohen 12-28-2015 03:53 PM

Re: Building the Drawers
Here is the next chapter in my lingerie chest build: the drawers. Just two of eight so far. I cannot believe how long each one is taking! Hopefully I shall speed up as I now understand what is needed.

I did promise to post once I had a few done. I shall not get back to the build for about a month as we are off to the UK for a few weeks.

For those who just want the details, the link is:

These are compound angled drawers, with a bow front and angled sides. There are flush beaded slips, amongst the details.

For those who just want a progress picture, this is for you ...

(The carcase is Makore, a West African hardwood, while the drawers fronts are Jarrah)

Regards from Perth


PaulG 01-03-2016 06:07 AM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
That is looking fantastic!

Wonderwino 01-03-2016 04:30 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
I love seeing your updates on this project, Derek! I'm not sure I could ever deal with all those curves! This will be a "voluptuous" chest when it is done. :eek:

derekcohen 01-03-2016 10:13 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
Thanks Paul, thanks Alex.

Regards from Perth


TahoeTwoBears 01-05-2016 12:31 PM

Re: Building the Lingerie Chest
Thanks for keeping us up to date. The work is beautiful and really intimidating.

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