Now its time to assemble the carcase

IRip and crosscut the bottom front rail (D) and top front rail (E) to size from 3/4"-thick pine stock.

2 Cut the cleats (F, G, H) to size. Drill and countersink the mounting holes through the cleats.

3 Position and square the side cleats (F) on the cabinet sides (A), where located on Drawing 1. Screw the cleats in place. Position and screw the top cleats (G) in place.

4 Dry-clamp the bottom and top panels (B, C) to the side panels. The back edge of the bottom and top is flush with the back edge of the sides. The top panel overhangs both side panels by 3". Check for square, and screw (no glue) the panels together.

%" rabbet W deep routed after assembly

7/64" shank hole

Stock to be joined

W slots V2" deep centered on edge

<A" spline 15/i6" wide

Length X of spline equals spline slot length minus Va.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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