Joinery 101: Create Mortise And Tenon Joints

Joinery 101: Create Mortise And Tenon Joints

A mortise and tenon joint is one of the most basic and strong ways to join two boards together, but it takes a bit more time (and more tools) than some joinery techniques.

This video is a great overview of mortise and tenon joints and how to make them using several different types of tools, including a router, hollow chisel mortiser, and table saw. If you’re more inclined to use hand tools, here’s a great video on how to mark, cut and chisel a mortise and tenon joint by hand.

A mortise and tenon joint is most often used in applications like bed and table frames, or when constructing windows, doors, or the face-frames of cabinets.

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