After making the ebony and
boxwood mini jack I had some small off-cuts.
Normally these would be chucked in the scrap box but such is the
value of these fine woods that even small pieces need to be made
into something. So I set about making my version of the
Moxon/Roubo square as depicted in their drawings.
A remarkably easy job you'd think but to get it accurate needs
care and attention.
Refining the two pieces to square and flat the mini jack seemed
a fitting tool to use and my Carter, as always, bringing
smoothness to the party!
My favorite cutting gauge accurately scored lines for the
Using the 0.3mm plate Japanese saw cut the fine lines to the
After snapping the waste the IWASAKI edge
float flattened the mortise bed.