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Note to Self #8

In process. I tend to glue things up in stages. I had a short lived melt down last night. The case glue-up of the TV console project encompasses seven components. Norm Abram would have glued all of these parts together at one time, but I have learned to baby-step a glue-up like this. At the next to the last step, things got a little frustrating… Step #3. In step 1, I glued the bottom shelf to the right side. Step 2 included gluing the lower divider and middle shelf to the right side. With step three, shown in blue, I glue the upper divider and what I call the sub-top to the right side. A problem. As frustration set in, I did not have the clarity of mind to grab my camera and record this problem. But, you can get the gist of the situation with this SketchUp drawing. As I positioned the slightly warped sub-top in place, it didn’t line up with the side (illustration above). While tugging on this board, hoping the warped …