On the sides, mark biscuit slot centres 50mm and 325mm from each end. Position each side between two legs with their tops flush, then transfer the centre marks to the legs. Next, secure two pieces of scrap timber to a plywood square at right angles to make a jig, then clamp it to a mitresaw fence, cutting a 10° bevel to extend 75mm up from the base of each leg.
Build a Bookcase With Dad
Spend Father’s Day in the workshop and pass on your DIY woodworking skills to the next generation. Here’s a simple project that gives your child the chance to spend the day with Dad and get hands-on DIY experience.
Step 2. Mark biscuit slots and bevel the legs