Cherry machines beautifully, even when cutting tongue & groove (T&G) joinery going across the grain. In the following photo I use a dry fit from which I derive the approximate size of the kneeler pad:
The following is an overhead photo of the tongues in two of the boards – the back board is now also visible:
Some outdoor duties beckon, but I will continue working on this for a special client in Tennessee.
— Al Navas