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Lee Barker

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#1 posted 03-30-2011 05:51 PM

Half laps sound like the best idea for a screen, lerbi. If you like a project to justify a tool purchase, this one might get you a tenoning jig like this one although I question the “heavy duty” rating. there is a heavier one, and the heavier it is, the safer it is.

As for the material, the needs are: weather resistant (stable), able to take a finish (I presume) and fastener holding (assuming the screen is attached via screen mould).

This sounds like a satisfying project!

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"


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