Even after scraping away excess glue in step 12 there may be some uneven edges along the glue joint or some glue smears. Use a sander, like the belt...
Step 12: Glue and clamp for drying
Smear a light coating of a good wood glue on both surfaces where the pieces will make contact. Clamp until the glue has set pretty well. Then you can remove the clamps and scrape away any excess glue. Scrape away any glue in the inside corners of the notches.
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