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The plinth for this project displays the half-lap dovetails to form both corners and Paul uses his favourite methods to guarantee an outcome that expresses the perfection he strives for. The cabinet at this stage is a heavy unit, but it gets heavier as Paul makes the top upstand, replete with drawers, etc. Paul wanted a plinth unit that was equal to the task and this one fits the bill. To keep everything square, Paul used an old joiner’s trick for bracing until the glue sets up. The simplest methods are always the best!