Drilling a pilot hole 2" (50mm) from the edge
The enclosure was assembled by clamping a channeled piece to a table and driving screws in from a base piece. All four framing pieces were assembled like this. Some unexpected angles in the cuts lead to corners with gaps but the structures were solid. The cross-members were assembled similarly but without pilot holes. Before driving any screws into the cross-member the frame was clamped to draw the edges closer to the cross-member and hold it perpendicular.
Pieces clamped in place
Nearly assembled unit
The corners of the frame were rounded on a belt sander. The top was also smoothed on the belt sander to make painting easier and reduce rough edges.
Rounding the corners
Finished corner. Burn marks will be painted over
Two assembled frames
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