Adventures in Lutherie #11: Bench Puppy and Tiny Wedges

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Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 05-08-2017 07:57 PM 715 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed a place to use a chisel to cut small wedges out of maple for rehairing violin bows. The benchtop has a piece of carpet on it and I didn’t want to damage anything anyway. I made a small bench dog to give me something to push against and cut into without worry. It’s made with a scrap of oak that I had. The cleats are just glued on but are holding up fine.

The wedge I msade is the small bit of wood with the dot on it just at the corner of the chisel. I believe it’s a 1/2 inch chisel.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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