Well, obviously, as merely human as I am, I cannot afford to go
fancy on the brass bench bolts from y'all-know-where though I
would like to, but I think that 1" barrel nut is too small for the
size stretchers I am using, which are 4x6 DF beams for the front
and back. Blind M&T, peoples, that's the way to go using fluffy
Yes, as I had mensioned in this NG previously that I would use
wedged tenons, decided against it for the lack of strength of DF.
Tenons going in 50% and are 1" fat, I want to use two bolts per
end/side per stretcher and one through the end of each side brace,
three 4x4s and one doubled (glued together) 4x4 (4/8) where
the end vise mounts through (dual LV tail bench screws mounted
through the side brace).
I could only get the 1" width because of the limited and poorly
made and designed tenon jig in adult ed. Even then, they all had
to be planed down to even fit in the damn thing! ...thank God it's
there tho... heh heh.......heh.....cough! ...heh
My question is on the size of the bolts, two bolts going through
a leg_to_1"_tenon however far, 6" or 8" long,
should they be 3/8" or 1/2" bolts?
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