- 25 Jun 2010
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worsley947":2e1le26u said:where did you get the gas strut from.
Waka,Waka":3oteayxv said:how thick are the panels?
andersonec":1mmqt52s said:Just thought I would add this picture of how the legs were shaped to take the frame.
Alan, the sawmill had some but, Money, Money, Money... as the Abba song goes plus I would have had to edge joined them to get a nice book match and wanted to get it finished 'cos 'er indoors had a list of jobs for me, clean this, clean that move this, move that, decorations, Christmas tree (glad I didn't have to make that) I'm off down the Pub...........Alan Jones":1gcx3unp said:The only difference I'd have made is possibly to use some quarter sawn oak panels and lightly fumed it
]You will have introduced a very short tenon, which may be a weakness. Rob :ho2
As the ply panels have been glued in, that will add considerable strength to the construction...had they been solid timber and floating in the groove then that could have caused problems later on - Robandersonec":952s9ttu said:Rob, Had thought of that but decided that as it was only going to hold blankets, sheets etc. that it would hold up plus the panels are glued in all round (ply) so that would add a bit of extra strength.You will have introduced a very short tenon, which may be a weakness. Rob :ho2
Thanks for all the suggestions, they have been noted and stored for next time.
All the best for the Season.