is breaking it down into manageable sections and then figuring out how to splice them together.

That's how I planned construction of t:sideboard. !v> ginning ' i through p. 95. After I worked out an overall design. I concentrated on the structure of* the carcase. which is the subject here pp. 68-77 . The next consideration was the interior of the piece—how the drawers would be supported and how the doors would be hung. I in co\ ■ 1 'ii pp. "8-85. Finally, there arc the details—knobs, pulls, carved inlav and other decoration that make a piece distinctive. You'll find all of that discussed on pp. 86-95.

The more planning, draw ings and design work you do up front, the fewer headaches

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