How to Build a Chest of Drawers


Learn how to build a chest of drawers with these easy construction instructions from an expert builder in this free woodworking video series.

Series Summary

Are you tired of your wife nagging you about not having enough room for all her clothes? Do you ever wake up in a cold sweat wondering if the furniture from IKEA really is aesthetically pleasing or if it's cool just because everyone else thinks it's cool? Do you spend hours of the day rolling your clothes up tighter and tighter just to fit them into some plastic shelves you bought in college? Well, worry no more! Let your wife stop pestering and your fears of IKEA's legitimacy abate and build your own chest of drawers. Building at home has never been easier.

In this free video series, watch as professional builder Jon Olson teaches how to make a chest of drawers. Learn how draw up the design for a chest of drawers and dresser, how to cut the wood for top, bottom and sides, how to design and assemble the drawers for a dresser, how to cut and attach the trim, how to stain a dresser, and how to place the dresser in the room. This piece of furniture is both beautiful and functional and a great addition to any room.

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