Smooth rough edges on cut ends with a Surform tool
to ensure tight joints.
Cut off overfill with a sharp saw or rasp it off with a Surform tool
Cut out the curve with a jigsaw, finishing the end of the cut with a coping saw if necessary, and smooth the cut edge of the boards with a rasp or Surform tool
I believe the term is "hogging out the wood." I then alternately used chisels, rasps and surform tools
to cut the new cove (ogee) which runs down to the shadow line.
I use hand planes and surform tools
to waste off the excess down close to proper shape, then use 80 grit cloth backed sandpaper to the proper final shape.
I believe the term is "hogging out the wood." Once I had the project started I alternately used chisels, rasps and SurForm tools
to cut the new cove which runs down to the shadow line.