Jackson Dresser: Raised Panel and Tight Dados

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The Jackson Dresser features a large raised panel on each side of the case. I thought it would be good to provide additional information on ways to create raised panels. See the link below for an article from Popular Woodworking magazine written by Chris Schwartz and Glen Huey detailing three ways to create raised panels…

THREE WAYS TO MAKE RAISED PANELS

Then, the case joinery relies on tight-fitting dado joints. See an article from Popular Woodworking below and then a video from Marc Spagnuolo with a SketchUp model and plan for the jig…

BETTER DADOS FOR CASE WORK

A jig for making tight-fitting dado joinery…

EXACT WIDTH DADO JIG