Laying out lid parts for marking.
Marking from the piece being used, instead of measuring and worrying about numbers allows you to be way more accurate.
Squaring up the panel.
I cut right on the line this time. Practice really does help!
“Scrubbing” the panel to width with my fore plane.
Jointing the edge.
Plowing end grain is no joke!
Boring holes in the frame fore drawboring with my little helper.
Almost a lid! Just need to make a skirt, attatch hinges, and a chain, then I can build the trays on the inside.