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The cross rail for the backboards and the housings for the lower shoe shelves ultimately unite the two end frames. Layout for guaranteed accuracy and parallelity becomes crucial, and so we make the effort to ensure the exactness we strive for. It’s a step-by-step practice that craftsmen have used through the ages, and the techniques shown are the passing on of the traditional patterns of laying out. From mortising to tenon cutting and fitting, this video walks you through the thoroughness it takes to create perfect joints.