Beginner woodworking 'student' :)
I'm building a handing bookshelf (imagine kitchen wall cabinet).
Question regarding the bottom horizontal piece of wood (that books rest on)
and how it attaches to the vertical sides of the shelf:
1) I was going to put a dadoe in the verticals and rabbet the horizontal but
go to thinking that dowel or even biscuits might be more solid. The
obvious answer is that if I use a dadoe'ed vertical piece, it has to be
thicker than if I used dowels. Am I on the right track?
Any suggestions welcome... including how to secure the "nailer" (the piece
I'm going to nail to the wall studs) to the frame of the box.