After class the bench parts were loaded into the truck and brought home. I have a double right angle entry to the basement steps. One of my classmates, Sean Baker of San Diego graciously volunteered to help get the heavy top into the basement. It was heavy, but surprisingly, not all that challenging; considering it was Friday at 5pm and we were wiped from the marathon week.assembly-1
Once all of the parts were in and organized we got right to the assembly. It really is a quick process. Glue up starts with the base – the mortises are all given a good coat of glue and then the base is assembled. This is a loose assembly due to play in the mortises – as designed. The play will be dealt with.
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-- - Dave