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#1 posted 04-12-2012 05:12 PM

The easiest way to cut mortises is to use the size of chisel that you want the mortise to be. A 3/8” mortising chisel works best on 4/4 lumber. You may be trying to cut it to wide with the 7/16 width. Since you have most of the mortises already cut, this info will be for future info.

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