Building Drawers: Understand Options for Drawer Joints, Mounting Methods and Fronts

There are three main elements to the anatomy of a drawer. Understanding them is the secret to building drawers that glide smoothly, hold their weight and never jam.

Double Dado
Double Dado Joint: For any corner of small, light-duty drawer; conceals end grain of sides and front; suitable only for solid wood.
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