Learn the basics of traditional frame-and-panel construction while building this clever baker’s table. Using a mixture of machine- and hand-cut joinery, this handsome project introduces you to the joints and techniques typical of early 20th-century kitchen cabinets and other casework. You’ll learn how to:
- Lay out and cut a half-lap dovetail
- Size and fit doors & drawers
- Make and install traditional drawer runners and kickers
- Apply geometry to build a classic flour bin.
And of course, you’ll get drawings and a cutlist. Discover fundamentals of cabinet construction you’ll use again and again!
About the Host
Nancy Hiller is a professional woodworker who specializes in period-authentic furniture and built-ins. After earning a City & Guilds of London Certificate in Furniture Craft, she worked in several shops in England and the United States before opening NR Hiller Design, Inc. in 1995. Her work has been published widely (Fine Woodworking, Old House Journal & more) and displayed at the Indiana State Museum.