Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: Windsor mortice and tenon

david weaver
The principle you describe holds true for planes. There is a wider range of hold for less taper. If the wedge has more taper, it tends to just pop out. Really hard wood and too much taper is a bad combination.

I've never measured plane wedge taper, I can just recall wedges that visually have more vs. those that have less. it's probably in the same ballpark as the chair taper values, though - probably between those.

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