I started setting things up and marking the upper parts of the frame while the bottom is drying. Here's a picture of the method I'm using to make sure the "antlers" for this frame will be in the right position. I just mark the location of the brace below the horizontal centerline, mark the location of the antler where it attaches to the brace, and then mark how far out from the vertical centerline the antler is supposed to go (which will determine how the bottom of the antler should be angled).
I used the trace method again for the gussets after I set up the antlers and other cross braces. This is a really easy way to get good fitting gussets.
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