Slight cants (241:6) can be worked in the solid, but if steep then the whole front must be canted (241:7), and the dovetails laid out on lines drawn parallel to the long edges of the drawer sides. Laying out the pins square to the canted front as in 241:8 would result in short grain at the points (x,X).
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