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DIY folding joinery

Hello, dear readers and self-made people!
In the workshop, sometimes you have to work with rather long details, for example, dismantle long boards in the carpentry. Here the well-known joinery “goats” come to the rescue.
In this article, the author of the YouTube channel “Dachny craftsman” will tell you how he made one of the folding options for such a device.
 DIY folding joinery

This homemade product is very easy to make, and even a novice carpenter can handle it.
Materials required for homemade products.
– Board < br> – Stainless steel furniture hinges
– Chain, self-tapping screws for wood
– Grinding discs.
Tools used by the author – Screwdriver – Orbital sander – Miter saw, jointer – T-shaped ruler – Tape measure, square, marker – Manufacturing process.
So, the main material for this homemade product will be blanks from an untreated board with a cross section of 40 × 90 mm and a length of about a meter.
DIY folding joinery First, master aligns all board surfaces on the jointer.
DIY folding carpenter's trestle Do-it-yourself folding joinery trestles Next, the workpieces are trimmed , and cut three pieces 800 mm long, for this the master uses a miter saw .
 DIY folding joinery trestles DIY folding joinery  DIY folding joinery trestles The miter saw blade is then rotated 15 degrees and the next four boards are trimmed on one side. These details will serve as the legs of future goats.
DIY folding carpenter's trestle DIY folding carpentry gantry The length of the blanks in this case is selected individually, depending on the desired height of the goats. The author chose for himself the optimal length of 750 mm. The second end is also cut at an angle of 15 degrees.
DIY folding joinery trestles DIY folding joinery The saw blade rotates at an angle of 45 degrees. On the blanks of the legs, 12 mm are measured on one side of the acute corner, and the extra corner is cut off.
DIY folding joinery Folding joinery hands All parts are ready, you can grind with the orbital machine .
 DIY folding joinery trestles DIY folding carpenter's trestle DIY folding joinery Having folded the legs in pairs with 45-degree cuts up, they need to be connected together using furniture hinges .
DIY folding joinery Before screwing in the screws, it is advisable to drill pilot holes. self-centering drills are perfect for this task.
DIY folding joinery trestles DIY folding joinery From the lower ends of the legs you need to retreat 150 mm. It is convenient to mark such markings using the T-shaped ruler .
DIY folding joinery  DIY folding joinery trestles Guided by the received marks, and observing an angle of 90 degrees, the crossbars are screwed on.
DIY folding joinery trestles DIY folding carpentry trestle DIY folding joinery Do-it-yourself folding joinery trestles The upper crossbar. It is fixed only to the ends of one leg, the second remains movable. Self-tapping screws 100 mm long are used for fastening.
 DIY folding carpenter's trestle Do-it-yourself folding joinery trestles It remains to fasten two sections of the chain on both sides to the screws with press washers. They are needed to restrict the expansion of the construct.
DIY folding carpenter's trestle DIY folding joinery The optimal height of the goats can be determined as follows.
DIY folding joinery Of course, several such devices are required, and they can be stored both folded and unfolded stacking them on top of each other like a Christmas tree.
DIY folding joinery Thank the author for the simple design of folding joinery goats.
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