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Making your project from rough-sawn sycamore is not quite the same as square-edged wood, because of the many remaining flaws associated with rough wood. This wood is taken from the middle of the tree as quartersawn sycamore, with some accompanying waney edges. This has built-in issues Paul must deal with, so it’s a helpful episode for those facing the same challenges he has in this project. Paul uses a few unusual ways of planing and tricks of the trade to get the results he needs. With the wood trued and glued up into panels, we are ready for joinery and begin the layout for making the dovetailed corners.