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Posted on Chiseling a mortise into end grain

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DaleM

897 posts in 1982 days


#1 posted 823 days ago

I would drill out most of it like Greg suggested, then just clean up the rest with the chisel, but I would also do all that while it is still part of a longer board, then cut away the piece you need after you have it mortised. I think it will hold together better that way.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY


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