by cutting all pieces to size, according to the drawings.
Cut a centered, 1-15/16" high x 1-1/2" wide tongue on
the bottom of each bookend. Use your bandsaw or scroll saw to cut
a 1-15/16" wide x 3/8" deep notch in one face of each brace, as
shown in the drawings. Rough out the curves for the bookends and
feet using your bandsaw, scroll saw or saber saw, then smooth them
with a 2-1/4"
Drum Sander and 1-1/2"
Drum Sander. TIP: For added production speed, you may
choose to temporarily stack the ends and feet in pairs using double-stick
tape for sawing and sanding.
the two stretchers to the spacers, clamp them together and set aside
to dry. Glue and clamp the feet onto the ends of the stretchers
as shown and set aside to dry. Sand the top and ends of this assembly.
the adjustable bookends and glue the braces into place. Be careful
to allow about 1/32" of clearance to allow easy operation. Stain
and seal with a finish of your choice.
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