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Step 5: Join the "Side A" Panel

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1. Arrange the slats to one side is PERFECTLY evenly lined up and the other is staggered or "toothed," as shown. Use a slat from Side B to check the depth of your slots here, before gluing.

2. Spread wood glue evenly over the adjoining faces of each slat.

3. Either attach each slat as you go with a few nails OR use clamps to glue up the entire panel at once.

4. BE SURE to check your alignment and measurements as you go. This first panel is the building block for the entire table.

5. Let the glue set or fully cure before moving on to the next steps.