I figure that after two posts in a row with a lot of text, the readers might appreciate a more picture-heavy account, so back to the French sawhorse. Continuing on from the last installment, I am working on the two legs which have their side faces plumb, in French termed faces aplomb:
At this stage I am working on the mortises only, and where I last left off, the mortises had all been marked out. Now it was time for a little hacking and grinding. I started with the upper mortises for the short side x-braces, drilling some pilot holes to start:
The next step on these two legs is to process the blind oblique mortises for the lower set of tenons on the short side x-braces. I’ll deal with that in the next post in this thread. Thanks for dropping by today.
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