10 Rules for Case Assembly
These simple guidelines help you take the stress out of gluing up a project.
When it comes to building a case for a project, cutting the joinery is sometimes the easiest part of the job. The challenge comes when you get out the glue and clamps for the assembly. This article shows you 10 simple tips and techniques to make sure your case comes out square with strong tight-fitting joints.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.