Step 2.4. continued
I cut four pieces of 1" (25mm) quarter-round wood to the length of 77¼ (1930mm). The length was from the floor to the
underside of the top horizontal decorative trim.
I then fixed 1 piece to each corner with glue and nails.
Step 2.5. The shackles
The top shackles comprised of small square pieces of thin plywood, round button pieces (also plywood), and small blocks of wood sanded to a quarter round shape
I cut four 1¼" x 1¼" (30mm x 30mm) pieces of wood into 2" (50mm) long blocks.
I glued them to the frames above the 1/4 round and held them in place with tape until the glue dried.
Once the glue had dried, I sanded the corner blocks as necessary with an electric rotary sander to make them quarter-round in shape and finishing flush at the sides to the trim (corrugated bits).
I cut the square pieces for the top corner shackles out of plywood. 8 @ approximately 1¾ x 1¾ (45mm x 45mm).
I cut 8 circles (buttons) out of the plywood 1¼" diameter.
I glued the squares and circles in place and fastened with a small nail through the center of each button.