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Treadle Lathe #5: Upright mortises and dry fitting the first through tenon

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Blog entry by LastingBuild posted 11-02-2018 01:24 AM 669 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Today I began hogging out the four mortises on the 1st and 3rd uprights. Each mortise will house a through tenon attaching the two ways to the uprights (legs). The second upright attaches to the ways with a series of housings in which I discussed on the last post. Sticking with the hand-tool only approach., I drilled out each mortise with my brace and 1 inch auger bit from each side of the uprights then finished it off with a chisel. I’m really happy with the fit. Thanks for following my project.


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