Picture to plans?


I am not a designer, artist, or craftsman. I am a hack with tools.
I've made a few pieces with plans that those around me have been pretty impressed with, but it's all been straight line furniture. Tables, stands, bookcases, and the like.
My daughter has a store bought dresser that didn't even last 3 years. I've set myself up to make a replacement... I've showed her all the plans that I could find - but nothing is to suit her. She's popped through some online pictures and found one she likes. I've posted the picture to abpw as "Daughter's Dresser."
Guess I'm looking for a little guidance on how to make it happen. I've many, many books on design and layout.
I'll have to avoid the fancy turnings and carvings, just straight line stuff... Would a decent approach be find a plan that is similar and modify? Or should I try and actually develop a plan section by section?
I don't have access to CAD - not that it matters, but I have Visio!
Just not sure how to tackle it I guess... nor how to even pose the question I need answered.
Thoughts?
Regards,
-jbd
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I use AutoSketch9 from Autodesk - It really works nice for my woodworking projects. Dave
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On Fri, 2 Jun 2006 18:22:13 -0400, "Bob"

Or lacking CAD software, measure pixels in an image editor to get relative distances. Or print it and measure off the print.
Measure the space it is going into and discuss with her what she'd like and scale to that.
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