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Making Boxwood Wedge

Today I did manage my target of creating the actual boxwood wedge and fitting it.
Later I will tune the fit some more. Preliminary tests on difficult English yew showed I am close to getting it perfect already.

Once I squared the off-cut, I trimmed it smooth to the size with
my little Bill Carter mitre plane.

After cutting out the rough shape and getting the wedge part close to 8,
I rasped the dip for the finial to shape using the increasingly astounding
Corradi 150mm No.10 half round.


... and removing waist.

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