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In this episode Paul lays out and shapes the cambered top rail of the cot end frames. He uses his #4 plane converted to a scrub plane followed by a #4 smoothing plane and a #5 jack plane. Paul develops two bevelled surfaces to register the plough plane to for cutting the grooves for the plywood panel. The complex bevels are simplified as Paul walks you step by step through the process.
Paul has developed his own technique for cutting and fitting veneered plywood panels using hand tools that ensure a perfect fit. This episode culminates with a completed dry fit and rehearsal in readiness for the final glue up.