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Offline ScooterTrash

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Adopting Narrow Frame Practices
« on: February 09, 2012, 05:51:10 PM »
Got 1100 ends pieces, from scrap 2 x 4s, cut 1-1/4 wide now with dados cut in each end 13/32 deep x 5/8 wide to support the top/bottom bars. Regarding the end pieces toward the bottom bar the normal width is 1-1/8 this should be trimmed by 1/16 off each side of a given end piece?

Had built 8 broad chambers and 12 medium supers; now in process of cutting broad chambers down to mediums as suggested by minds better equipped than mine for now at least. Thanks for being there and inspiring natural methods.

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Re: Adopting Narrow Frame Practices
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2012, 11:18:15 PM »
I would prefer them cut them down to 1" at the bottom or leave the straight all the way down.
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