Everything in this set depends on two things: cutting the beads and cutting the grooves. And those two things both rely on using the right router bits. Watch the video below for the short and sweet summary. Read the text below for more detai...
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Location: Wilmette, IL
Part-time woodworker who, like many, wishes he had more time in the shop. I've just recently had the "power tools can only do so much" epiphany, and have started to acquire and study and practice the art of hand tools. It's slow going, with only a couple hours a week available to make shavings!
-- Pete in Wilmette, IL
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When I started this set, I intended it to be a “castle kit”. I considered crenelated tops to the panels to make them look like a “real” castle, I considered building a draw-bridge panel (which my son would still no-doubt l...
The basic assembly process is simple: Slide a panel’s edge bead into a groove in a post—that’s it. Incidentally, this basic interaction is so intuitive that my 4 yr old took one look at a post and panel and immediately put them...
The Post and Panel System started with the desire to let my son build cool castles out of blocks. But I didn’t like that regular blocks fall down so easily. A little kid is going to have a hard time protecting his castle from barbarians, ...