Table of Contents
- 2Identifying the parts
- 3The plans
- 4Wood sizes | Shopping list | Cutting list
- 5Instructions | The legs
- 6Marking the leg X joints
- 7Joining the legs
- 8Adding the end rails to the legs
- 9Drill bolt holes through the crosses
- 10Drilling holes into the ends of the braces
- 11Fixing the brace members in place
- 12Just the tabletop and bench top boards to go
Joining the legs
The The gap or space created when two building materials come together, such as where two pieces of molding join or where the bathtub and bathroom wall meet. that joins each pair of legs is called a cross-halved joint.
You will need to cut out the area where the legs intersect (the cut-out area) to a depth halfway into each piece of Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees.
The cut-out area is already marked (see the previous section) on each leg.
How much the teeth are angled out on a circular saw blade. the blade of your saw (drop-saw, chop-saw, circular saw, or what ever) to a depth half of the thickness of the wood.
Make multiple cuts across the cut-out area with the saw, and then clean out the area with a chisel.
Glue and join each pair of legs together and screw to hold, but do not position any screws where the bolts are to go. See page 10 for bolthole positions