You need to make drawers for that Georgian chest on chest you have been promising for a while. Problem is you really dislike hand cutting half-blind dovetails.

Good news, you don’t have to if you were planning on veneering the drawer fronts:

Through dovetails on drawer fronts.

Through dovetails on drawer fronts.

And closer view:

As long as the wood doesn't move too much...

As long as the wood doesn’t move too much…

It the wood moves or shrinks, this may happen:

Reading the dovetail through the veneer. From a box in my private collection.

Reading the dovetail through the veneer. From a box in my private collection.

The drawer in question is from this chest:

I didn't buy this one.

I didn’t buy this one.

With great legs:

A turners dream. Left one is just like it.

A turners dream. Left one is just like it.

Hardware is nice, too.

If you like stamped brass.

If you like stamped brass.

There are some surly blacksmiths that sneer at stamped brass.

There are some surly blacksmiths that sneer at stamped brass.

They have a point but...

They have a point but…