pattern; three at each end. Drill.
Place the bolts with washers,
then add nuts with washers, and
Assemble the second set of
legs in exactly the same manner.
The 1-by- 4 braces come next.
Mark 3/4 inch inward from the
edge, and then 2-1/4 inches
inward, and drill pilot holes. Now,
align with the top brace and leg,
and screw into place. Note the
use of square-drive screws, with
pan heads. The reason is simple:
The screws were in the shop,
and I’d forgotten to buy wood
screws of the correct length. It
is also a 24-mile round trip to
a hardware store.
The first set of legs gets all
four side braces installed. It’s then
reasonably easy to snug the second set of legs inside the braces,
Watch for ink that might block
Use the first piece as a template
for the second.
The 1x4s are all cut square.
Mark for holes, clamp carefully