Woodworking Project Paper Plan to Build Mission Double Dresser
Build your own mission double dresser with this paper plan! The seven drawer chest is a basic piece in any authentic Mission-style bedroom group, and with this plan you can make one of your very...
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The seven drawer chest is a basic piece in any authentic Mission-style bedroom group, and with this plan you can make one of your very own. Through-tenon construction and long brackets at the corners are hallmark features of the Stickley tradition. The drawer slide designs are all wood, so there is no need for store-bought slide hardware. Build this super furniture that is sure to please and stand the test of time. Overall size (after built): 63 inches wide, 21 inches deep, and 32 inches high.
- MATERIALS NOT INCLUDED; PAPER PLAN ONLY
- Blueprint style plan, all parts are printed in full size
- Joinery and all curved workpieces are all shown in full size
- Detailed exploded diagram
- A special booklet entitled Guide to Building Wood Furniture is included
Challenging but rewarding
I'm a weekend household rough carpentry intermediate. I signed up for community wood shop at the high school for use of the tools. I had almost no experience beyond a circular saw and hand drill. This plan was a real challenge, but that's what I was looking for. You really need to think this through before you buy or cut anything. For most of my mistakes, I was able to recover. I bought a dovetail jig and router for the drawers and they came out well. It was a big help having the others in the class for advice.
Not enough detail
Did not like detail of the plan. Basically it was just the drawing with very little other detail. Ordered a second plan from another source and found it to be much more detailed with written instructions, suggested cutting diagrams, etc.