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 To make perfect face frames, I check and I identify each of the joints with letters.

 

Since I want to assemble the face frames with biscuits, I mark the exact location of the biscuits so they won’t interfer with the futur decorative cutout of the lower rail. I mark the center of the #20 biscuits on the stiles. The use of my shopmade biscuit gauge is ideal for this task.

 

  

Since the upper rail is narrower, actually 2-1/4" while the lower rail is 5-1/8", I'm using #0 biscuits to join the upper rails and #20 biscuits to join the lower rails.

 

The face frames are glued, assembled and clamped.

  

 

To see more details and more photos on assembling the face frames, click here.

 

     Best,

 

          serge

 

 

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