Hi DL thanks for coming back with a good constructing scenario I am sure that many will enjoy it.
I hope that someone else now will come on board with their version or technique
My dad always said there was more than one way to do everything and through my career working with many carpenters I found this to be very true. I personally was always learning new tricks just by good observation watching other good tradesmen carry difficult jobs through to the finish.
This is much the same thing so lets have fun and learn