Making Rustic Furniture: Mortise and Tenons

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Rustic furniture can be a great addition to any room in your house. If you struggle with the joinery or would like to discover the best way to “connect the parts,” let George Vondriska show you a foolproof method to perfect mortise and tenon joinery in your rustic projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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3 Responses to “Making Rustic Furniture: Mortise and Tenons”

  1. Christopher

    Would you ever cut a V=notch in the end and add a thin wedge, that extends past the end (perhaps 1/8″ at most) as a means of locking the tenon into the mortise? Or, would you only use the tension and some glue?

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      Hi Christopher. You could add a blind wedge to the joint if you wanted to. In my experience with this I’ve simply glued the tenon into the mortice. But wedging would certainly increase the joint’s integrity.

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