Building Doors & Drawers: A Complete Guide to Design and Construction
|Rating||:||4.26 (714 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||186 Pages|
. He has been awarded a New Jersey Council of the Arts Fellowship for his furniture designs. Andy Rae worked with George Nakashima and Frank Klausz before founding his own woodworking business. A former editor of "American Woodworker," Rae currently works in Asheville, North Carolina, making furniture as well as teaching and writing about woodworking
He has been awarded a New Jersey Council of the Arts Fellowship for his furniture designs. About the Author Andy Rae worked with George Nakashima and Frank Klausz before founding his own woodworking business. A former editor of "American Woodworker," Rae currently works in Asheville, North Carolina, making furniture as well as teaching and writing about woodworking.
"An excellent book!!" according to R. D. Morris. Very well written. The illustrations are very clear and concise.Simply put, an excellent reference book if you are into or want to learn how to build drawers and doors. Buy it!!. Not A Complete Guide Clifford R. O'bryan This is not a good book for beginners because it doesn't tell them the distance they need to be from the bottom of the drawer. It also doesn't tell them how deep you can make the grooves without weakening the drawer too much.It is not a good book for advanced woodworkers because of the lack of a discussion of NK type drawers and slips.So who is it's target audience?I was tempted to give it an even lower rating but there are some good points in the book. I would not buy it again.. Lots of Helpful information Tinkeringeek Should have read this book before I started my first drawers project; it could have saved me lots of hard way to learn. It covers may type of drawers, which I may not use. But knowledge is great and to know what not to get into is huge.
This book covers all styles and methods of building drawers and doors, as well as installing hardware and design. While it's easy to learn how to build a basic cabinet box, making durable, well-fitting, and attractive doors and drawers is more challenging. They, along with moldings or trim, define the style of a cabinet. Beyond the wide variety of stylistic differences, there are dozens of ways to build drawers or doors. Because of the wide application of cabinetmaking, this book will appeal equally to carpenters and woodworkers. The face of any cabinet, whether in a kitchen, bath, built-in or stand-alone furniture is the doors and drawers. And different methods have specific applications, depending on the use of the cabinet. This is the only book on the market that also covers full size doors, an especially useful feature since custom do