I finished the throat and mouth. Now its time to make
the low angle bed and wedge pocket.
The bed will be 15-degrees. The iron is 1/8 x
1-1/4 01 steel iron. The wedge will start as a 1 x 1 square piece of Ebony.
So far; so good. All of the roughing is done. Now to smooth
all the inner surfaces.
Testing a piece of 1-1/4 tool steel for fit and clearance.
Initial fitting of the wedge.
There are compound angles at work on the wedge.
There is a 6-degree taper for the wedge. Then the wedge has to be inlet into the