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Joints #7: 3WJ frame Dowel pins, bracing and shelf

11-04-2016 09:06 AM by robscastle | 1 comment »

The 3 Way Joint is progressing into a small seat due to a requirement to brace the original joints to ensure no more legs “fall off” First up I fitted some dowel pins to the legs This involved drilling a small hole as a guide from the top and down into each leg at an angle, then following up with a 8mm dowel hole. As you can see the joint is far from the perfect butt joint, I cut off the excess with my japanese pull saw. I found some suitable material for bracing and the shelf frame and then some plywwod for the seat and shelf base Its some recycled skirting off cuts for the triangles and shelf frame. This is where I am up to by the end of tod...

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