Kentucky Spirits Cabinet
Cabinetmaking is a wide and varied discipline and it employs all the skills of a furniture maker. Taking notes from makers like Wharton Esherick and James Krenov, we can elevate a cabinet by putting natural materials in their best light and in paying close attention to how different woodgrain interacts in a whole piece.
In this class, we’ll be making a dovetailed case fitted with inset doors and a drawer. Along the way, we’ll use every tool a modern woodshop has to offer. For this exacting work, a router and table saw will get us close, but we’ll fine tune at the bench with hand tools.
I find cabinetmaking to be among the most rewarding work in the shop. It allows you to stretch your skills and consider the material you’re working with. Continued below…