Nice to find (and join) a forum on woodworking.
I'm usually a 'give it a go and see what happens' woodworker, definitely a 'That'll do woodworker' although as I grow older the adage of 'think thrice, measure twice, and cut once' does seem eminently sensible.
I've joined here as I...
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