Thursday, August 13, 2009
down to the hard part
Or perhaps tedious would be more accurate. The wedges in each tenon need to be sanded flush. I first cut the wedges close to the tenon ends using a Japanese dozuki saw with very fine teeth. Then, with coarse sandpaper glued to a thin strip of wood, I sand the ends and shape them slightly and then switch to a finer grit. You will see the results in the finished tables. To make something of beauty and meaning is to act in the preservation of human culture.