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tahir



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Location: Essex
PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 11:44 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

tahir wrote:
mousjoos wrote:
Drawer sides should be at least a couple of millimetres wider than the front to allow fitting, making sure that all the top edges are flush...DSP also planes well making fitting easy


Sorry, not quite with you there, I know it's going to be difficult to explain on t'internet but is tehre a diagram or something you could point me at? Would love to be better at drawers


Are saying I should oversize drawer fronts for inset drawers, and plain to fit?

mousjoos



Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 1972
Location: VERY Sunny SW France
PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

tahir wrote:
tahir wrote:
mousjoos wrote:
Drawer sides should be at least a couple of millimetres wider than the front to allow fitting, making sure that all the top edges are flush...DSP also planes well making fitting easy


Sorry, not quite with you there, I know it's going to be difficult to explain on t'internet but is tehre a diagram or something you could point me at? Would love to be better at drawers


Are saying I should oversize drawer fronts for inset drawers, and plain to fit?

If a drawer (front) sits within a frame, the sides should be 2-3 mm wider than the front, or at least that much lower if the sides & front have been machined to the same width...the easiest way to visualise it is to always think of the finished drawer, & not as pieces ie sides, front etc....I know this sounds complicated but trying to put it simply, to fit the drawer correctly & more easily, you need a bit more on the bottom of the sides than on the bottom of the front....

mousjoos



Joined: 05 Jun 2006
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

tahir wrote:
mousjoos wrote:
Drawer sides should be at least a couple of millimetres wider than the front to allow fitting, making sure that all the top edges are flush...DSP also planes well making fitting easy


Sorry, not quite with you there, I know it's going to be difficult to explain on t'internet but is tehre a diagram or something you could point me at? Would love to be better at drawers


Drawers are very simple

Conventional drawers rely on components being flat; edges being parallel; ends being square....

meet these criteria & not much can go wrong

careful assembly makes a big difference ie careful & precise & not over zealous cramping; & no excess glue !

If ever you venture into dovetailing by hand or machine, golden rule is that dovetails only go together once

tahir



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
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Location: Essex
PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Dovetails?

tahir



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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

mousjoos wrote:
Drawers are very simple


I believe I'm simpler

mousjoos



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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 16 3:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

tahir wrote:
mousjoos wrote:
Drawers are very simple


I believe I'm simpler


They're basically boxes

Dovetails....google it & see what you think

They are not obligatory in the construction of drawers

tahir



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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 16 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

This is the laundry room, with copper pipe handles.


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dpack



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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 16 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

i like the detergent cupboard ,very user friendly .

sean
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 16 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

He's using Fairy tabs though. Capitalist running dog of the imperialist Procter and Gamble hegemony that he is.

The cupboards look nice mind.

tahir



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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 16 10:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

That's Mrs capitalist running dog, I don't touch no laundry

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
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Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Fri May 27, 16 5:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Slave master, too.

Good man.

tahir



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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 16 6:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Child labour, slave labour, all is good.....

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