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Here though, after subtracting!!* I'/j* overlap, joining the 5 xh* skirt tothc 11 'A* sides allow s these readily available widths to add up to a l5V«*-dcepche»t.
The Gauge Rules
Wit h all these longgrooves(mote than 38' by my measure), smart money would bet on the plow plane as the most valuable player. My vote would go instead tothe douhk-toothed mortising gauge. The plow plane, making
repeated passes and occasionally rockl lg over, tends to open up. By the time you get to the last board, the knee hascascd and the groove is farther in from ihc edge than y»xi intended. By contrast, the mortisinggnge makes only one pass down each hoard and easily holds its setting. The sharp teethof the gauge also help the plow plane make a ckanjobby scveringthc grain ai the surface. Forthat matter, ifyouarc plowlessat tie moment, once you've scribed the lines w t h
the gauge, you can cut all the grooves with chisels in short (well, medium) order.
As in drawer building, grooving comes before dovetailing. Set yourmortisinggjuge to In and JA* wide and run it down the lower face of the side-board stock and the upper backof theskiri-bcurdstock Plow the groove '/«• deep within these lines. Unless you have a very long bcnch. youll need to crosscut t he hoards into shorter sect ions for the plowing. You can cut the side boards to