In this video, Shared Topology is used to connect the beams to the sheet and solid.
Also, I see you have orthotropic material for the wood. This requires that you define two coordinate systems where each x-axis points along the length of the rail and spar respectively, so that the high stiffness axial direction of the grain is properly used.
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