Question: I would like to make Christian Becksvoort’s trestle table (FWW #193), which uses bed bolts to attach the stretcher. These bolts require very long holes in the ends of the stretcher and a small mortise for each nut. Is there a surefire way to locate the mortises in the stretcher even if I drill slightly off line?
-- Dan Morgan , Pearl River , NY
Answer: Yes. I use a simple jig for bed bolts. Insert a b...