Sooner or later you get to making a piece with multiple drawers. You can make them all the same height or wing it but you've heard about Graduated Drawers and ways of calculating drawer sizes. How to do the calculations or why the calcs seem to work is often a chore to find.

Well here's one method, posted by Mike Hide to rec.woodworking. It uses a User specified increment to add to each successive drawer and calculates the top (smallest) drawer height. The stuff below should illustrate the idea.

I've done an EXCEL spreadsheet that lets you plug in your information and it does the rest for up to twelve drawers. If youi'd like to download the spreadsheet CLICK HERE.

But what if yu want to specify the first drawer's height and calculate the Increment to add? Well then just CLICK HERE.

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