Cutting Round Tenons On Slats
Cutting round tenons on slats is article about Joinery bookmarked by brad with ID 1296639979 was uploaded on 25-03-2019 and has been viewed 355,703 times.
With a metal pipe, a simple jig and my radial-arm saw, I solved the problem of cutting round tenons on the ends of slats for the sides of a cradle.Find a 6-in.length of pipe that slips snugly over the slats (my slats are 3/4 in.
wide by 3/8 in.thick).Add masking tape to the slats to tighten up the fit if they're loose.Build the simple jig shown in the sketch and clamp it and the stop block to the saw's fence.Carefully adjust the stop block so that the tenons will be the right length.
Mount a sharp plywood blade in the saw and center the blade over the slat location.Now push a slat into the pipe and place the pipe in the jig with the slat up against the stop.Lower the blade until it just touches the flat side of the slat (this…...