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Re: building a tapered reamer for windsor chairs

William Duffield
The reamers that Tim Manney makes (developed by Peter Galbert, I believe) are similar to the ones in the articl John Aniano provided, with a couple of refinements.

He turns a cone on the top end and sets a small brass point in the end of the cone, to be used for aligning the reamer with the sight lines.

He also sets an adjusting screw in a tapped hole, so it engages the back of the scraper blade, to adjust and hold the exposure of the scraper.

You'll probably need to make one of these, too:

http://timmanneychairmaker.blogspot.com/2015/06/use-your-reamer-to-make-matching-tenon.html

It's a lot easier than trying to match the angle of your reamer to an existing tenon rounder.

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