Notching the sides for the crosspieces

The sides are made from two boards glued together after the notches and the pins of the dovetail joint are cut in them. Outline the notches on the edges of each side piece, then cut them on your table saw. Install a dado head on the saw and set the cutting height to the notch width. Screw a board to the miter gauge as an extension. Make several passes to cut each notch (right), feeding the stock up on edge with the miter gauge. Use the rip fence as a guide for cutting up to the notch end line.

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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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