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Here's a sizing gauge for lathe-turned tenons that's faster than measuring with calipers.

Slip gauge over tenon to check fK.

Slip gauge over tenon to check fK.

Drill a hole in a picce ol scrap plywood with the same bit you'll use lor the mortise hole. Cut the corners off the scrap and slip it over the tail-stock center. To check the fit. slip the gauge over the tenon as you turn.

Jeff Day Perkasie, PA

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