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#1 posted 05-03-2017 09:01 PM

So the breadboard end is not pegged or anything?—just glue in the center?

Is the stepped key still removable? Maybe you could deepen the slot there and get a floating tenon in behind, with a slotted hole for a peg?

A small V-groove at the joint line is probably a good idea—will disguise the tiny gap.

For the nick, I think either of these two options is reasonable:

1. Cut off 1/2”

2. Patch in a “dutchman”—or epoxy fill—and recognize that it will show but will not offend.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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