five long strips to each stretcher, building them up to form the crossover. The curved rail in 217:7 can also be bent or laminated, with the back stretcher tenoned in between the back legs and the curved stretcher into the back of the front legs. A small flat is worked on the curved stretcher (217:18) which is glued and screwed from the back. As the two sets of tenons enter from opposing directions, a trial assembly of the complete stand should be made in the dry state to determine the sequence.
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