Arts & Mysteries: Standing Desk – Mysteries of 18th-century Drawers

Practical factors influence drawer construction.
By Adam Cherubini
Pages: 24-27

From the October 2007 issue #164
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Eighteenth-century cabinetmakers constructed drawers in a variety of ways. The differences have thus far been attributed to either the period of construction or regional differences. Some differences appear to be functional improvements over earlier styles. In this article, we’ll have a look at 18th-century drawer construction; I’ll use this information to make the drawers for my standing desk.

From the October 2007 issue #164
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