I have a 2 inch tenon that I cut a bit too thin (eg 1/8 less than 2 inches) and I want to repair it. I was thinking of gluing a 1/8″ piece of wood to it but the mortise and tenon are covered in candle wax. I suspect the candle wax is bad for glue adhesion. I was thinking of trying to remove the wax before gluing but I’m not sure how that will work. Some sites say to use mineral spirits but my cedar is quite porous and rough and I don’t see how that would work. I have a can of “Dupli-Color wax and grease remover” which is designed for cars. Would that be good for wood too?
Any advice for what I should do? Thanks for any tips.
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