Youre ready to assemble the cradle

1 Dry-assemble (no glue) and clamp the headboard, sides, footboard, and bottom to check the fit of all the parts.

2 Glue, assemble, and clamp the cradle parts, and check the assembly for square. Using the holes in the headboard and footboard as guides, drill the pilot holes into the ends of the sides. Then, drive a #8x1" flathead wood screw into each hole. Unclamp the assembly.

3 Glue and clamp the posts to the cradle assembly, where shown on Drawing 1. Make certain that the posts are flush; then, using the holes in the posts as guides, drill the Vía" pilot holes Va" deep into the headboard and foot-Continued on page 126

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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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