Severed Tenon Repair Removing the Nail

Joshua Klein  of the workbench diary shows us how  a craftsman from Klein Restoration works to repair a severed tenon on an old chair. The challenge is that the original tenon was nailed in place, flush of course, and that nail now needs to be removed. Klein suggests using a specific nail puller, and details how to remove just enough wood to grip the nail, as well as how to hide the hole.

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Severed Tenon Repair: Part Two, Removing the Nail