dovetail a drawer

If it's properly fitting drawers you're after, this is the video workshop for you. Professional cabinetmaker Frank Klausz cuts quick, precise dovetails without jigs or templates, then glues up and fits the finished drawer.

You will learn about:
•dovetail drawer anatomy
•transferring dimensions from the scale drawing to a full-scale "story-pole"
•choosing lumber
•marking out, ripping and crosscutting drawer parts
•marking out the dovetails and pins
•hand sawing the pins and tails and chopping out the waste
•gluing up •applying finishing touches with a smooth plane

Frank Klausz is a European-trained cabinetmaker with more than 30 years' experience running a professional woodshop.