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Occasional Table Class (Hand Tool Build) #23: Shrinkage Buttons, tapers, and glue up checks

890 days ago by RGtools | 7 comments »

Now that you have the joints cut you are a bit closer to your glue up…but don’t be too hasty. There are three things you need to do first. 1. Do a test fit on the joints for the whole table. (well, at least the base)2. Plane the tapers on the legs after cutting them to length.3. Create the shrinkage buttons that are used to attach the top as well as the mortises in the rails that they join to. Here I am just getting an idea of how the final product is going to look. R...

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