TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Chapter 1: Carcase Construction Chapter 2: Frame and Panel Construction Chapter 3: Drawers Chapter 4: Doors Chapter 5: Legs Index
John Kelsey is a journalist, editor and writer who specialises in woodworking and furniture making. He is former editor in chief for Fine Woodworking magazine and the author of several woodworking books, including Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn (9781892836175). He currently serves as the Editorial Director for Fox Chapel Publishing.
This is the eighth book in the "Back to Basics" series from Fox Chapel and it is a great series of books as a reference for the professional cabinetmaker and a great series for the starting woodworker. It is said that the best way to increase the value of a home is to update your kitchen and or bathroom and for the DIYer this is the book to get things started. There are five chapters in the book, 'Carcass Construction', 'Frame & Panel Construction', 'Drawers', 'Doors' and 'Legs'. Each chapter is liberally illustrated and contains excellent written instructions and tips to make sure that the work is accurately performed. Drawers are particularly difficult to make so that they glide smoothly but the advice given here assures you that they will. Keep this book close to your workbench!