C H A P T E R   4 The desk drawer


Making the drawer

We’ll build this entire piece of furniture out of the wood texture we made on page 24. Increase the contrast8 and saturation11 to get a glossy, highly polished look: we want this drawer to appear to be part of a well looked-after piece of antique furniture.

On the following pages we’ll look at how to make all the contents of the drawer, before putting it all together at the end.

The drawer tops


The drawer sides

The base and tabletop

6 Use a large chunk of wood texture to make the drawer ...

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