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Step 2: Dimension the Wood to Width

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1. On your table saw or other capable tool, measure, mark and cut your lumber into 1" wide slats that are .75" thick.

2. I had some old finish on mine, so I planed that off. MAKE SURE that if you do this, ALL slats remain 1" x .75" afterwards.

3. Keep a copy of the cut list from the previous step nearby. Use your judgement when dimensioning your lumber to get the most out of each board.