I brushed glue inside both of the dadoes and then clamped it together to dry. Here is a view unclamped and with a bit of face sanding to clean it up. I forgot to take a picture after the final sanding, but basically rounded over the edg...
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I work as a graphic designer and macintosh support specialist. My Dad made his living as a cabinetmaker and furniture builder, so I learned a lot from him. If I had it to do over I probably would have taken over his business. As it is, I have to content myself with weekends and evenings as time allows!
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Now that the dado in the horizontal piece is complete put it temporarily in place over the vertical piece. The joint should be snug but neither loose or tight. Score the lines for cutting the curves on the vertical piece. You can...
Here is a top view after making the bandsaw cuts Use your chisel to start cleaning out this section. It is a good idea to work from both outside edges towared the middle to not split out on your finished edges anywhere. Here I ha...
After deciding exactly how you want your pieces to intersect carefully mark the location of the intersection points for later reference. Hold or clamp the pieces down firmly (I had to use my other hand to take the picture, but for real ...
Here I have laid together the two identical/opposite pieces to see how they look. I toyed with the idea of swapping the two sets for more contrast but decided that would be confusing to a viewer. The next step is to edge sand the exact curv...