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High boy waist molding
« on: March 09, 2018, 07:27:44 PM »
I’ve done a couple of lowboys but I’m working on my first highboy. How tight do I get the waist molding to the upper
case? I’m thinking right up against the front but 1/32 or on on each side. I’m in SE lower Michigan so humidity
can vary greatly.

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Re: High boy waist molding
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2018, 08:13:04 PM »
I've done several highboys and chest-on-chests for customers and that is exactly what I do. I use my 12" scale as a spacer on each side.

Dennis Bork
Antiquity Period Designs
Professional period furniture maker since 1985.  Received a B.S. degree in physics then apprenticed and worked as a wood patternmaker for 12 years. Retired Dec. 2018.