Lets begin with the frames

Rip a total of 12 lineal feet of 3A"-thick oak to 1" wide for the stiles (A) and rails (B). Plane or resaw to Ys" thick. Attach an extension to your tablesaw's miter gauge. Clamp a stopblock to the extension, and crosscut the eight stiles to 1 V/s" long. Then, adjust the stopblock, and cut the eight rails to 51/8" long. Change to a dado blade, and cut 1" half-lap joints on the inside face of the stiles and the outside face of the rails. See Drawing 1 for reference. Glue and

□ frame assembly

Bevel-cut frames at 45°

after assembly.

1 deep Ve" stained glass

NOTE: Glass size specified Is Ve" less than rabbeted opening.

1 deep Ve" stained glass

NOTE: Glass size specified Is Ve" less than rabbeted opening.

Bevel-cut frames at 45°

Secure glass to S frame with silicone in final assembly stage.

after assembly.

V* rabbets deep clamp the four frames, making certain that they are flat and square. Unclamp when the glue has dried, and mark the outside face of each frame with masking tape.

3Put a Va" piloted rabbeting bit into your table-mounted router. Adjust the depth of cut to the actual thickness of the stained glass you will be using. (Our glass measured !/s".) Rabbet the recess for the glass panels, where shown on Drawing 1. Square the corners of the rabbets with a chisel.

4 Bevel-cut all long edges of the four frames. But before you do, make test cuts on scrap lumber to ensure tight joints. Adjust your rip fence so the cut will be right at the corner of the frames, retaining their full 5'/is" width. Now, glue up the four frames, clamping with band clamps. Use your try square to make sure that the lantern assembly is square.

5 Mark start and stop lines for the chamfers, where dimensioned on Drawing 2. Put a piloted 45° chamfer bit into your table-mounted router and adjust the height. You can guide the cuts freehand or attach a fence with stop-blocks on your router table.

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