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#1 posted 03-12-2013 12:33 PM

wedges are the way to go. If you get the grain direction right you will be the only person that ever notices them. I have done it on several of my first through mortise projects when the fit just wasn’t right.

It’s a learning process and down the road you’ll have those little gaps and plugs to remind you of it.

Looking forward to seeing your bench! Very cool that you did it out of recycled pallet wood, the top to my bench is actually from a heavy machinery pallet as well.

-- Steve

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