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Mortise & Tenon The mortise and tenon joint offers exceptional strength, resisting racking and twisting forces better than most other joints while providing an ample glue surface.The basic joint includes a mortise cut into one piece, which accepts a tenon cut in another piece.
It's used primarily in furniture construction and cabinet frames.Variations include Haunched Tenons, Loose Tenons, Multiple Tenons, Through Wedged Tenon, Pegged Tenons, and Mitred Tenons.The mortise and tenon is easier to make than most woodworkers realize.
Although it requires a little planning, you can make it by hand, with power tools, or a combination of the two.You need to use accurate measurements so that the pieces line up and fit snugly.Marking your layout lines with a line with a sharp pencil or layout knife helps.
Make sure your stock is milled square.Cut the mortise first, and then cut the tenon slightly larger, paring it down and test fitting until you get the perfect joint.Mortise & Tenon By HandThe traditional way of making these joints uses hand tools.
I also use a bandsaw and drill press to reduce production time.Mark out the mortise on your stock, keeping the width about 1/3 the width of your stock.Use a...