Question on breadboard ends

//Question on breadboard ends
Question on breadboard ends 2015-12-14T08:44:49+00:00
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    BFgeronimo
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    I am making the Thomas Jefferson bookstand that was showcased by Roy Underhill and was wondering if anyone could help me out.

    The panels have breadboard ends with through tenons and I’ve never done it that way before. Normally I would cut the tenons a little loose and attach the breadboard with some glue in the center and pegs going through slots in the tenon to allow for movement, but the through tenons are supposed to fit snug (if I’m not mistaken). What would be the best way to attach the breadboard? I am making it out of poplar.

    OWOF

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  • Mike in TN
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    It could easily be that the bookstand panels are small enough that the difference in wood movement in such smaller panels would be inconsequential, especially if you did leave a little room for expansion,<span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Times New Roman;”> unlike breadboard ends for tables, etc. Personally. I like your way better and I don’t think Thomas or Roy would mind your choice. You jut gotta love and respect that Underhill guy.You might want to make a panel using both methods and see how it works out over time. </span>

    Have fun
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  • Mike in TN
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    It could easily be that the bookstand panels are small enough that the difference in wood movement in such smaller panels would be inconsequential, especially if you did leave a little room for expansion,<span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Times New Roman;”> unlike breadboard ends for tables, etc. Personally. I like your way better and I don’t think Thomas or Roy would mind your choice. You just gotta love and respect that Underhill guy.You might want to make a panel using both methods and see how it works out over time. </span>

    Have fun
    <p style=”margin: 0in 0in 10pt;”><span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Calibri;”> </span></p>
     

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