Cut To Finished Length After Assembly


sides, back, and support strip, see Figs. 16 and 17.

tongues. Now, cut tongues on both ends of the support strip to fit in this groove, see Fig. 18. (Offset these tongues so the bottom of the support strip is flush with the bottom of the drawer side.)

two more cuts. There are two more steps on the support strip. First, cut a :yi«"-deep rabbet on the front to accept a piano hinge, see Fig. 18.

Then, rout a l"-wide finger pull in the bottom by making two passes with a '/•>" core box bit, and cleaning out the center with a Vi straight bit.

assembly. Now the center drawer can be assembled. Start by screwing the sides to the back. Then temporarily slide the support strip in place so that measurements can be taken for the V* plywood drawer bottom (S), see Fig. 16.

After cutting the drawer bottom to size, glue it into the grooves. (Gluing the bottom into the grooves strengthens the whole drawer so you only need two screws to assemble it.)

hinge. To complete the center drawer, I mounted a piano hinge to join the drawer front to the support strip, see Fig. 19.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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