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Figure 17
Figure 17
Across end of shaft, mark a line running with the flat of the grain, (A). From a point 5 inches upward, plane down the shaft flat, (B to A). Saw down the middle of footing 5¼inches, (C to D). Leave 2¼ inches head, (D to E). Spread glue on tapered shaft, and into crotch of footing, then insert shaft, B-A, into footing, C-D, wrap with string and let glue dry. Next plane off edges of footing, F, to the proportions of shaft, G.