Dovetailed Drawers Are Overrated
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The cover of Fine Woodworking #208 shows a drawer constructed with pinned rabbets.The cover line and title for the accompanying article is 'Fine Drawers Without Dovetails.' Evidently, the notion that a drawer without dovetails could be fine sends some woodworkers into a tizzy.
I can understand their reaction.Dovetails are idolized by most woodworkers, especially hobbyists.Given that idolatry, it's not surprising that some would take the suggestion that a fine drawer can be made without dovetails as heresy...