July 1, 2005

Tonight I worked mainly on the gussets. I used the table saw to dimension the spruce for the blocking and the band saw and drum sander for the gussets. It was pretty difficult to get the gussets to fit the curve of the frame. It took me quite a long time to get it right but once I did, the other side was easy because I could trace the shape from the first one. Here is what all the bracing and gussets look like when in position. Now I'll have to figure out how to clamp things down while gluing.

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