## How To

### Cut a Diagonal Brace

Upper Left End

1. Measure Depth '' L '' and Height '' H '' of inside of enclosure as shown in figure 1.
2. Guess at butt length '' b '' ~ 3/4 times the width of brace.
3. Mark points P1 and P2 at distance '' b '' from inside cabinet corners as shown in figure 1.
4. Measure length '' M '' between P1 and P2 as shown in figure 1.
5. Calculate length '' V '' as follows: V = b * (L - b) / M
6. Calculate length '' D '' as follows: D = b * (H - b) / M
7. Mark point P1 on brace at '' V '' inches from edge as shown in figure 2.
8. Mark point P3 on brace at '' D '' inches from edge as shown in figure 2.
9. Cut line between P1 and P3 on brace as shown in figure 2.
10. Scribe a line perpendicular to butt edge as shown in figure 2.
11. Cut along line scribed in step 10.

Lower Right End

12. On brace, mark point P2 at length '' M '' inches from P1 as shown in figure 2.
13. On brace, mark point P4 at length '' M + D '' inches from P1 on as shown in figure 2.
14. Scribe a line perpendicular to long edge of brace at P4 as shown in figure 2.
15. Mark point P5 at '' V '' inches from edge as shown in figure 2.
16. Cut line between P2 and P5 as shown in figure 2.
17. Scribe a line perpendicular to butt edge (cut in the previous step) as shown from P5 to P6.
18. Cut line between P5 and P6 as shown in figure 2.
End of Procedure
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