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Back Tapering Round Mortises...

by mmcc73
posted 08-04-2017 03:02 PM

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#1 posted 08-04-2017 04:11 PM

Mmcc the picture says it all.
Your job will be to make a wedge that’s fills the gap nicely.
Always do a test run on new stuff I would go as far as cutting my test piece down the middle.To see what I made for my own peace of mind.
Good Luck

-- Aj

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#2 posted 08-04-2017 04:58 PM

As mentioned in your other thread, I think that through boring legs and stretchers would weaken them unnecessarily.
I prefer this method and have had excellent results over time


-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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