Our Drawer Specifications

Discover the details that define our craftsmanship, from select wood species and robust material thickness to precision-finished drawer sides, flush top sanding, and high-quality drawer slides.

  • Wood Species
  • We make our custom drawers using only the finest Appalachian clear maple and other selected hardwoods, sourced from some of the nation's most highly-regarded lumber mills.

    We maintain the following wood species in stock:
    • Soft Maple (1/2" and 5/8" thickness)
    • Walnut (1/2" thickness)
    • White Oak (1/2" thickness)

    Additional wood types and thicknesses not listed above are available at request, but may require longer than standard lead times.

    Other wood types include, but are not limited to:
    • Baltic Birch
    • Plywood
    • Poplar
    • Hard Maple
    • Cherry
    • Red Oak
  • Sizes and Thickness Options
  • Custom build your drawers with fully custom dimension options and a variety of thickness options to perfectly fit your space and design needs, allowing you to meet any project specification.

    Drawer Dimensions
    • Height: enter any height from 2” to 12” in 1/32” increments. Additional charges apply for drawers greater than 12” in height.
    • Width and Depth: enter any width and depth greater than 4” in 1/32” increments. 
    Thickness Options
    • Soft maple is available in stock at 1/2" and 5/8" thickness.
    • Walnut and White Oak are available in stock at 1/2" thickness.
    • Additional thicknesses not held in stock are available at request, but may require longer than standard lead times. 
  • Drawer Bottoms
  • Our drawer bottoms are crafted from sturdy, high-quality plywood materials, ensuring durability and a flawless finish for any project, adding both function and elegance.

    Drawer Bottom Options
    • We offer 1/4" and 3/8" thickness bottoms in stock for maple and walnut.
    • White Oak is available in stock for 3/8" thickness only.
    • Our standard bottom groove placement is 1/2" from the bottom of the drawer.
  • Assembly and Finish
  • Standard drawers arrive fully assembled, each receiving meticulous hand sanding and a hand-applied lacquer finish post-assembly for an unparalleled smooth finish and flat, flush top.

    Assembly 

    Standard drawers are made fully assembled, Unassembled drawers are available upon request. 

    Sanding

    After assembly, drawer sides are run through a side sanding belt, followed by two rounds of top sanding by hand to create a flat, flush top, and a final edge break post-finish. 

    Finish 

    After assembly and initial prep sanding, we apply two coats of a water-based, clear lacquer by hand to ensure a consistent and smooth finish. 

  • Drawer Slides
  • Undermount Slides
    • Drawers can be notched for all makes of undermount slides. The standard notch width is 2” for most slides, but custom, wider notching is also available.
    • Typical drawer depths for undermount slides are 9”, 12”, 15”, 18”, 21”, 24”, 27”, 30”.
    Side mount Slides
    • Drawers are not notched when side mount slides are used.
    • Typical drawer depths for side mount slides are 10”, 12”, 14”, 16”, 18”, 20”, 22”, 24”, 26”, 28”, 30”.
    Drawer Slide Hardware
    • We offer multiple hardware options for purchase with drawers.
    • Select which hardware you would like with your order, and we will determine all the appropriate hardware sizes and quantities based on your order dimensions and specifications.

We make our custom drawers using only the finest Appalachian clear maple and other selected hardwoods, sourced from some of the nation's most highly-regarded lumber mills.

We maintain the following wood species in stock:
  • Soft Maple (1/2" and 5/8" thickness)
  • Walnut (1/2" thickness)
  • White Oak (1/2" thickness)

Additional wood types and thicknesses not listed above are available at request, but may require longer than standard lead times.

Other wood types include, but are not limited to:
  • Baltic Birch
  • Plywood
  • Poplar
  • Hard Maple
  • Cherry
  • Red Oak

Custom build your drawers with fully custom dimension options and a variety of thickness options to perfectly fit your space and design needs, allowing you to meet any project specification.

Drawer Dimensions
  • Height: enter any height from 2” to 12” in 1/32” increments. Additional charges apply for drawers greater than 12” in height.
  • Width and Depth: enter any width and depth greater than 4” in 1/32” increments. 
Thickness Options
  • Soft maple is available in stock at 1/2" and 5/8" thickness.
  • Walnut and White Oak are available in stock at 1/2" thickness.
  • Additional thicknesses not held in stock are available at request, but may require longer than standard lead times. 

Our drawer bottoms are crafted from sturdy, high-quality plywood materials, ensuring durability and a flawless finish for any project, adding both function and elegance.

Drawer Bottom Options
  • We offer 1/4" and 3/8" thickness bottoms in stock for maple and walnut.
  • White Oak is available in stock for 3/8" thickness only.
  • Our standard bottom groove placement is 1/2" from the bottom of the drawer.

Standard drawers arrive fully assembled, each receiving meticulous hand sanding and a hand-applied lacquer finish post-assembly for an unparalleled smooth finish and flat, flush top.

Assembly 

Standard drawers are made fully assembled, Unassembled drawers are available upon request. 

Sanding

After assembly, drawer sides are run through a side sanding belt, followed by two rounds of top sanding by hand to create a flat, flush top, and a final edge break post-finish. 

Finish 

After assembly and initial prep sanding, we apply two coats of a water-based, clear lacquer by hand to ensure a consistent and smooth finish. 

Undermount Slides
  • Drawers can be notched for all makes of undermount slides. The standard notch width is 2” for most slides, but custom, wider notching is also available.
  • Typical drawer depths for undermount slides are 9”, 12”, 15”, 18”, 21”, 24”, 27”, 30”.
Side mount Slides
  • Drawers are not notched when side mount slides are used.
  • Typical drawer depths for side mount slides are 10”, 12”, 14”, 16”, 18”, 20”, 22”, 24”, 26”, 28”, 30”.
Drawer Slide Hardware
  • We offer multiple hardware options for purchase with drawers.
  • Select which hardware you would like with your order, and we will determine all the appropriate hardware sizes and quantities based on your order dimensions and specifications.
Custom Drawer Options

Custom Drawer Inserts

In addition to producing every custom dovetail drawer in made-to-order specifications, we also offer many finishing options to further enhance the custom look of your drawer, including scooped fronts, shaped sides, cutlery and utensils inserts, file drawers, drawers with dividers, double deck drawers, spice storage, knife storage, trash drawers, bread drawers, u-shaped drawers, corner drawers, and laser engraving. 

Drawer Images

Check out our process and a few of our favorite projects, each made custom with care and attention to detail. 

What You Can Expect by Partnering with Eagle Woodworking

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Unmatched Quality

We make our custom dovetail drawers using only the finest Appalachian clear maple and other selected hardwoods, sourced from some of the nation’s most highly regarded lumber mills. We take tremendous pride in our work and it shows in our craftsmanship!

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Superior Customer Service

We will work with you to ensure a successful outcome for your order, whatever it takes to do so. Your satisfaction is our number one priority, and we strive to ensure you are happy with our work.

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Industry Best Lead Times

We understand the critical importance of project deadlines, which is why we offer 1-2 week lead times on all drawer projects. Our steadfast promise to never miss your installation date means you can trust us to meet your deadlines! 

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Double Your Production

When you outsource your dovetail drawer production to Eagle Woodworking, you’re able to focus more on other tasks. Our customers are able to conserve labor for other critical needs while also increasing production — up to double.

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Customization to Fit Your Needs

We deliver not just exceptional products, but customization to match your vision. Our team is able to proficiently handle any custom requests so you can deliver on any project vision, without compromise. 

Our Process - Drawers

See how our process works from measuring to delivery to ensure your drawer order experience is as seamless as possible. 

  • Measure
  • Measure

    Before submitting your quote or order request, you must first determine the appropriate measurements. Our drawer order dimensions are based on the measurements for the actual drawers, not the cabinet openings. In order to determine the correct drawer dimensions, make the appropriate deductions from the cabinet opening based on the drawer thickness and hardware pairing. 

  • Request a Quote
  • Request a Quote

    Head to our Drawer Order page to access our simple, quote and order form. Select that you are requesting a quote (or order), input your information, then add your drawer box information. For all new customers, we will always return a quote first, even if ‘order’ is selected. 

  • Confirm Order
  • Confirm Order

    Quotes are delivered via email, where you may approve and convert to an order by clicking the ‘Approve Quote’ button within the email. Once approved, new customers will be prompted to enter their payment information directly into our secure payment processor. Once an order is confirmed by Eagle Woodworking, you will receive an Order Acknowledgement via email. 

  • Track Order
  • Track Order Progress

    Eagle Woodworking sends updates on your order progress as it moves through our production stages: order acknowledged, order scheduled for production, order in production, order complete.

    We also provide an online portal to view and manage all your quotes, orders, and invoices as well as make payments.

  • Delivery
  • Delivery

    Once your order is complete, Eagle Woodworking will package your drawers for delivery, taking extra precautions to ensure nothing is damaged during shipping. We offer an internal Eagle Delivery service or customer pick-up for local customers.

    For customers outside of our internal delivery area, we will ship via small parcel or pallet, whichever is cheaper for the customer.

Measure

Before submitting your quote or order request, you must first determine the appropriate measurements. Our drawer order dimensions are based on the measurements for the actual drawers, not the cabinet openings. In order to determine the correct drawer dimensions, make the appropriate deductions from the cabinet opening based on the drawer thickness and hardware pairing. 

Request a Quote

Head to our Drawer Order page to access our simple, quote and order form. Select that you are requesting a quote (or order), input your information, then add your drawer box information. For all new customers, we will always return a quote first, even if ‘order’ is selected. 

Confirm Order

Quotes are delivered via email, where you may approve and convert to an order by clicking the ‘Approve Quote’ button within the email. Once approved, new customers will be prompted to enter their payment information directly into our secure payment processor. Once an order is confirmed by Eagle Woodworking, you will receive an Order Acknowledgement via email. 

Track Order Progress

Eagle Woodworking sends updates on your order progress as it moves through our production stages: order acknowledged, order scheduled for production, order in production, order complete.

We also provide an online portal to view and manage all your quotes, orders, and invoices as well as make payments.

Delivery

Once your order is complete, Eagle Woodworking will package your drawers for delivery, taking extra precautions to ensure nothing is damaged during shipping. We offer an internal Eagle Delivery service or customer pick-up for local customers.

For customers outside of our internal delivery area, we will ship via small parcel or pallet, whichever is cheaper for the customer.

Ready to Order your Drawers?

Request a quote or place an order for your dovetail cabinet drawers or other dovetail drawer box project! For additional assistance, see our instructional video on how to fill out our drawer order form. 

Frequently Asked Questions

All about our Drawers

See the answers to our most commonly asked questions by customers. 

What is the typical lead time?

Our standard lead time for drawers and drawer inserts is 1-2 weeks. 

What wood types are available for drawers?

All our custom inserts are available in our standard wood types of soft maple, white oak and walnut. Requests for other wood types can be accommodated but may require longer than normal lead times. 

How do I measure for drawers?

Check out our Measurement Instructions for detailed instructions on measuring drawers and determining order input dimensions.

Is everything custom?

All of our products are fully custom, made to order.

Where can I get pricing?

You can submit a quote request on our Drawer Order Form page. We return quotes within 1-2 hours during business hours and promptly the following business day if submitted after hours. 

How does shipping work?

 We ship anywhere in the country. There are two main ways to significantly reduce shipping costs:

  • Place a large order or series of orders we can palletize (10-15+ drawers)
  • We provide local delivery within ~90 miles of Lawrence, MA
Do you have anyone on staff that Speaks Spanish?

Yes, our office staff is fluent in Spanish. 

Ordering Online is Easy

You can order custom drawers and doors directly through our online form. Simply put in your information, add any necessary details — like a job number —, select your delivery option, and then choose specifics like wood species and thickness. If it sounds simple, that’s because it is.