latest addition to our Cherry Bedroom Suite has a long tradition. Not only
because chest-on-chest designs have been around for over two centuries, but
also because this Suite began way back in Woodsmith #53 (printed in 1987).
Befitting such a rich heritage, our design uses half-blind dovetails on the
drawers, classic frame & panel construction, and elegant yet simple molding
and kickboard touches. If the size is an issue, we include modified plans for
making either the top or the bottom chest separately.
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The overall size of the Chest-on-Chest is 38-3/4" wide x
60-3/8" high x 20-3/8" deep.
It was originally published in Woodsmith No. 125.
WHAT YOU GET.The Chest-on-Chest
is a fourteen-page, 3.41MB ".pdf" file. It includes complete,
step-by-step instructions, over 30 detailed drawings and photographs, a
materials list, and tips for making either half of the chest as a stand-alone
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