Tag Archives: Mortise

238 – Engineer the Design: Mortise & Tenon Sizing

Designing furnishings could be fairly tough for brand spanking new and skilled woodworkers alike. Many people are greater than able to building absolutely anything, however when posed with the problem of designing one thing from scratch we begin shaking in our store aprons. I say “we” as a result of I think about myself a wanna-be designer with minimal talent, however I do my greatest and I’ve enjoyable whereas I’m at it! In order all the time […]

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Double Mortise & Tenon Joints

The mortise and tenon joint is prime to good woodworking. There are many variations of the mortise and tenon together with what I’m going to point out you at present: the double mortise and tenon joint. The idea is straightforward. As an alternative of getting one big mortise and tenon joint, we cut up it into two. Is It Stronger? Perhaps. For thicker workpieces similar to eight/four inventory, I personally consider a double tenon may be stronger […]

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Wedged Sliding Mortise Gauge – Popular Woodworking Magazine


Previous & new. Whereas there are various forms of mortise gauges (I’ve various), my favourite is that this two-beam wedged model. I favored it a lot I copied it. Make your personal copy of this precision classic device. by Peter Follansbeefrom the December 2016 problem of Popular Woodworking Even after two years of working alone, I can nonetheless hear the guests to my museum store the place I labored for 20 years: “My grandpa was a carpenter….” […]

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