Front Section View

els IB, C) to fit. Then, before assembling the case, cut a rabbet along the back edge of the top and sides to accept the 'A" plywood back that'll be added later (detail V).

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PAKft EDGING & TRIM. With the case assembled, you're ready to add the pond edging (D) that covers up the plys on the top and bottom of the sides, like you see in detail 'c.' Then you can add the trim pieces (E, F). You'll notice in the drawing above that the top and side trim form a lip to keep the dividers in place, while the bottom trim is flush with the bottom panel (detail 'a').

TOP. Next, you can make the top (G). After cutting a 3/g" bevel along all four edges, just screw it in place.

Shop Tip: A Square and Smooth Case

Square the Case. L-shaped corner clamping squares (drawing at left) ensure a 90° corner joint. Edge Strip Sanding Block. The simple sanding block shown below eliminates the possibility of cutting into the plywood veneer when sanding the edging strip.

Slat Top Notches. Notch the top of the vertical front and back, vertical center slats and top and bottom of horizontal slats.

Horizontal Slat Center Notch. Finally, cut the center notches of each of the horizontal slats at the centerline of the slat.

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