Turns out the next step is making the back rail, clamping it to the glued up sides, and then clamping in a spacer in order to cut out the dovetails for the top, front rail. The back rail was relatively straightforward.
I joint with a plane. It is a great feeling when you get those long shavings at the end of the process.
I also like the impossibly thin shavings you get when using the smoother on the face.
Clamped together and ready for the next step.
-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson