December 3, 2005
Here's the first phase of the structure for frame #1. I chose these pieces to provide a good base to build up the rest of the frame from. It is rather tricky to get these pieces to fit together accurately. Getting the angles just right can be a pain. To make the curve for the thick pieces in the middle attached to the inside of the frame I traced the curve on paper and then punched through the paper onto the wood I was going to cut.
It was very tricky to get everything to stay lined up properly while clamping it all together after the glue was applied. That was why I wanted to do one section at a time and this was almost too much. In the end, I was happy with the placement of everything before the glue was too hard.
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