My Roubo Bench Journey #9: I almost had a bad day

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I laid out the cut lines on the next leg and had cut all three of the cheek cuts before I noticed this:

Take another look:

Glad I realized the error before cutting. Even then I still didn’t make a very good dovetail cut again.

I believe the knife line cuts I am making on the face side of the leg are screwing me up, so I am going without them on the next two legs. I had to get out the rasp and float to clean up the edges, it at least looks nicer:

Once all the leg joinery is finished, I will go back and clean them all up with the rasp and float before moving on.

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