Category Archives: Buffets, Sideboards, and Hutches

Dining cabinetry made by Gary Weeks & Company: Buffets, Sideboards, and Hutches

The Tapered Sliding Dovetail

. . . is the most finicky, persnickety, frustrating, and aggravating way I know to join a case.  It requires precision, patience, and painstaking beyond anything else we do.  We do it because the display of exacting craftsmanship and the … Continue reading

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Fitting Drawers

In our casegoods, the drawers are fit to the openings formed by the frame of the case.  They slide in and out, wood to wood.  Fit is critical:  too tight and the drawers will swell and stick in times and … Continue reading

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A Corner Cabinet

To accompany a table and chairs, we occasionally build case furniture for a dining room.  This month, we built a walnut corner cabinet to accompany a Mitchell Trestle Table and twelve Wilson Chairs.  For our patrons, we provide a drawing, … Continue reading

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