The main things to watch out for in this step is breakout on the mitres that run perpendicaular to the component you are planing. For this reason, you will need to work in from both sides of the plinth and take care not to plane unsupported grain. More importantly, make sure your plane is sharp and well set up! The supporting resources below will help with that.
How to Mitre the Plinth
How to Sand the Box
Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.
Surely you just push it, right? Wrong. There is a lot that goes into the simple task of planing. Body positioning, pressure, and movement are all essential to getting the most accuracy from this task. Watch this to learn how.
Have you got the plans yet?
The Student Series
Want to see another beginner make this project before you? It’s a great way to scope out any mistakes before you make one yourself!