Learned a lot from this project, got a lot of mortising practice, and had a situation where I had to decide between quick’n’dirty and proper fix.
Thanks to Paul’s example, I eventually decided for the proper fix.
Lovely table! I’m thinking of making something very similar, and you’re photos and documented journey helped me to figure some things out (and avoid others). A quick question: did you also glue the long inset and shelf rails to the short inset and cross rails or is it a dry fitted joint?
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