Cut legs A & rails B, C to size. Cut hand hole & mortises for hinges in back rail. Cut half lap joints in legs & rails. Lay assembly on bench & clamp swing-leg assemblies on top in open position. Make sure top edges & outside faces of swing-leg rails
Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch. BEST knot for tying horses up, no bindup to release one fast. If everyone would use the SAME quick release knot we'd have no problems trying to figure out how to UnTie a strangers struggling horse !