1. Cut all
stock to size, according to the Bill of Materials.
2. Use your
V Router Package or a Router
Table with a 3/8"
Dovetail Bit to cut the four 3/8" stopped dovetail grooves (11-3/8"
long) in Sides (A) as shown in Fig.
1. Be sure to start both dovetail grooves at the rear of the Sides
3. Cut the
matching four dovetails on the ends of the Shelves (B)
as shown in Fig. 2.
4. Using a
Router set-up with a 3/8"
Round-Over Bit, round over the front edges of the Shelves (B).
5. Using your
Bandsaw or Scroll Saw, round off the tops of the Sides (A)
and cut out the openings at the bottoms (that form the legs). Use Your
Sander to smooth the inside edges.
6. Drill starter
holes in Sides (A) at their tops where the
decorative areas are to be cut out (See Fig.
1). Use your Scroll saw to cut out the openings.
7. Cut the
decorative edge on the fronts of the Shelf Facings (C).
We used a Shaper
Set-up with a Bead
& Bevel Cutter (See Fig. 3).
the Shelves (B) to the Sides (A)
using the dovetails, glue and some clamps.
Wipe away any excess glue immediately with a damp cloth.
the Shelf Facings (C) and the Bottom Shelf
Back (D) with glue and clamps. NOTE:
The two Shelf Facings (C) should be attached
flush with the fronts of the Shelves (B).
with a stain of your choice.
price: $25 to $80 each, depending on woods used, design and finish.