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Taliesin Desk Build - How's and Why's #12: Framing the Drawers

09-17-2016 01:25 PM by EarlS | 1 comment »

After dry fitting the legs and stretcher I moved on to glueing things together. Wedges were pounded into the tenons. I never really put much thought into making thin wedges so when it came time to make some, I was at a loss. I wound up using the tapering jig on the table saw to rip thin, tapered strips to use as wedges. It was probably not the most efficient or creative way to make them. Anyone have a good way to make thin wedges? Cutting the wedges off and sanding them smooth was also an exercise in patience. The beveled ends of the tenons suffered a little bit of round over from the sanding and I wound up adding a wedge on the top and bottom of the mortise as the tenons d...

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