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With the main carcass of the cabinet completed, it’s time to start the large drawer. Paul used the same tambour-look for the drawer front and poplar for the body of the drawer. Getting the stock together involved more surface planing and squaring and then bandsaw ripping. With the stock prepared and planed, Paul laid out the drawer for its front dovetails and made them. Paul talks about the idiosyncrasies of dovetailing right alongside the cupping of boards after the wood has been trued. These are the real-life issues that happen in our work.