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Round Joint Fit Tolerance

Pennington Windsor Chairs writes in, “Hey, Brian. At Rundell, and Rundell and I were discussing in our class recently how tight the 5/8 mortise-and-tenon for Windsor and ladderback chairs should be after super-drying the tenon and using hide glue. Your thoughts?” Well, the language used in fitting joints is often similar to the question I …

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I received this question in episode 5 of the Ask Brian Boggs Show: Do you use hide glue? If so, are you caught up with a double boiler and different grains or just hide glue in a bottle? We have used hide glue for at least 20 years and I started making my own early …

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