Preliminaries to any sound construction are (1) a full cutting list of all the pieces required; (2) good timber free from natural defects, accurately sawn and planed up flat, square and out of twist; (3) careful planning of the work ahead, including the choosing of appropriate jointing methods, the order in which they are to be cut and the order and method in which the various pieces and parts are to be assembled in the completed carcass. This last is important and must be accurately visualized if there are to be no last-minute hitches, with carefully cut joints glued ready for assembly unable to be driven home because the direction of entry conflicts with other parts already in position.
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