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Rocking Horse #5: Tapered legs

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Blog entry by MC posted 772 days ago 1761 reads 2 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Made a little more progress this weekend. I did some shaping of the horse and worked on the taper for the legs. The plans called for inserting a wedge between the body and the legs to taper the legs out. However, since I am using 8/4 wood instead of the 3/4 the plans called for I decided to taper the leg to fit. I built a simple jig to control the taper using the router. The jig worked well and the legs are ready for their final shaping.



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#1 posted 623 days ago

Cool Jig great idea.

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