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Rabbet Panel. After sizing a pane! to fit the frame, adjust its height by rabbeting the top edge. You want the "tile" recess to match the tile thickness plus space for adhesive.

Squaring Up the Corners. Next, / set down the router and picked up a sharp chisel to carefully square the rounded corners left by the rabbeting bit

Rabbet the Frame. Get started by using a hand-held router with a rabbeting bit installed to cut a 3k" x 3k" rabbet around the bottom, inside edge of the frame.

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ATTACH THE TOP. Once you've glued the panel in place, the top can be attached to the table base. The metal "figure-8" fasteners that I used made this an easy job (left drawing). One fastener countersunk into the center of each top rail, as shown in detail 'b/ will hold the top tightly to the base.

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