Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
That "Wiley sliver" has a proper unit of measureme
Response To:
Initial fit... ()

Jim Matthews
Known as a "scoche".

One scoche = take another
Two scoches = best fit, stop now

Three scoches = recut molding

This technique was first alluded to by the Grimm brothers.

(Where beds are an obvious metaphor for window casings.

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