Learn how to build a classic Shaker chimney cupboard with simplified joinery techniques and refine your woodworking skills. This project shows you how to highlight the beautifully figured wood in the door panels, cut half-blind dovetails and decorative angled feet, construct asymmetrical drawers, match the grain on drawers perfectly, tackle tricky glue-ups, and more.
Master joinery techniques and craft a future heirloom. Expert woodworker and Fine Woodworking's Art Director Michael Pekovich provides you with a complete overview of what it takes to build a classic piece that offers ample storage in a small footprint. He walks you through cutting the case joinery to applying paste wax like a pro.
Learn how to make custom drawer pulls and discover options for making knobs that lend authenticity to this classic piece. First, Michael shows how to turn and shape them from scratch on a lathe. Then, for those without a lathe, he shares his techniques for refining the shape and size of store-bought pulls for a subtle but unmistakable improvement.
Learn Michael’s trade secrets for a beautiful and durable hand-rubbed finish that brings out the beauty of the wood. Now you can build a fabulous cupboard that fits any room of your house and learn plenty of insider tips for improving everything you build.
The Class Materials for this workshop include a printable plan and a digital plan for use with SketchUp® software.