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#1 posted 08-23-2019 08:21 PM

You can lay the carcass upside down on the work bench, fit the legs to the corners, glue all the legs in place and use rope or straps to cinch or clamp the legs tight into place, from the inside of the carcass predrill holes into the legs then add screws for extra stability. you can put trim on the inside corners to hide the screws. As Don Newton stated, pocket holes is a viable option, you can combine and use both pocket hole or the dowel joinery method for strength.

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