Draw the eye in your on-trend ensemble with this striking chest, the perfect piece for your chic, cosmopolitan aesthetic. You can utilize the top to keep flower vase or books and the six drawers will help you to store your clothes, magazines, and other accessories. It is important to have a general idea about the amount of space you will want or need before choosing a dresser type or drawer capacity. It’s super important that your drawers are square and measure 1″ less than the overall interior width of the drawer opening.
I was building another dresser and could only find 2×2 in oak in a 36″ piece at the orange box store.
Drawer dresser chest
Use it to round out a contemporary living room ensemble or add it to the den to level out a beachy coastal-chic aesthetic. Featuring a midcentury-inspired design, this 4-drawer dresser is a versatile piece that offers much more than stowing sweaters and socks.
Dresser full extension drawers dove tailing and solid wood back and side drawer construction. While lingerie chests make for the perfect tall dresser that you can slot in just about any space, that narrow form limits their storage capacity.
Measure the width of your 1x10s and adjust if necessary, allowing for an 1/8″ gap around all sides of drawer faces.
I do this by setting in place with 1/8″ shims on bottom and sides and attaching with glue and a couple of 1 1/4″ finish nails.
It should not change how the plywood attaches, you’ll just need to cut the lower rails 3″ shorter.