Sofa Server: Episode 2

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The shelf is fitted using a stopped housing dado that incorporates through mortises. Paul goes through the layout, paying special attention to transferring the mortise layout to the outside face. Then the mortise can be chopped and the housing cut and routed to depth.

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  1. joeleonetti on 28 June 2018 at 5:38 am

    Thanks Paul. I appreciate the way you have been using the prototype piece to show what you argue about to do in the episode.

  2. allaninoz on 28 June 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Dear Paul,
    I would like to sincerely apologise for expressing concerns on the intro page in regards to the project and what I could learn from it. I fear I fell into the trap of the apprentice that though he new everything – I learnt a lot in that episode.
    Yours humbly,

  3. Harvey Kimsey on 30 June 2018 at 1:51 pm

    The early bits about laying out the joints…..that’s what I find to be so useful. Paul’s method of going around the corners to find the thinnest part and then making the housing dado to that dimension is great!

    A close up camera of Paul marking and cutting would be helpful.

  4. Sandy on 4 July 2018 at 1:09 am

    I noticed how you angled the second edge of the housing dado. I remembered that trick from the Wall Clock videos. Very good instructions as usual.

  5. robert nixon on 28 October 2019 at 7:49 pm

    paul: “i love the woodworking hand tools, did i ever tell you that?”
    i never got that impression, paul, but thanks, I think i love these hand tools myself.

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