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secure the bridle joints, then glue the jatoba plugs in the counterbored holes. Sand flush and finish with boiled linseed oil and wax. If you are planning to ship the bench to a client, omit thejatoba plugs and send the pieces flat. Add instructions and lag screws for the client to perform the final assembly. PW
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Chamfer. I finished the end of each through- Test fit. The leg assembly should be test fit to make sure all the bridle joints are correct. Tweak as
tenon by clamping the workpiece into my bench necessary before glue-up. vise, then clamped on a jig to hand-cut the chamfers.
Finish line. Apply several coats of boiled linseed oil, and a topcoat of wax. Oil increases the contrast between jatoba and ebony. The spacers and plugs, seen in the inset photos, add visual interest.