Drawer boxes must be the most time-consuming component to make. Peter Sefton offers a few solutions that might get the job done more quickly.

Drawer making can be a time-consuming job, but it is a very rewarding part of furniture making with so many design and construction possibilities.

In this article, I cover five different methods that involve varying levels of complexity and different construction techniques. Successful traditional drawer making relies on the carcass or table frame being made square and true, only then can successful drawer fitting take place.

Traditional carcass construction relies on the accuracy of the drawer runners, kickers and drawer guides to ensure a smooth piston-fit drawer.

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