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Bertha

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#1 posted 1131 days ago

Breadboards are beautiful and very appropriate but they won’t help with mating your top to your carcass. However you fasten it must allow the top to slide against the apron/leg assembly. I ran into this problem in the purpleheart humidor in my projects section attaching the plinth to the box. I used sliding slots and brass pins to keep everything attached. I’m about to face the exact problem you describe in my ongoing cherry nightstand project. I plan to use wooden blocks/buttons mounted on the top slotted into dados in the aprons.

I’ll wish us both luck!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog


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