Table Saw Joinery Session 2: Half Laps and Tenons

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When it comes to creating a strong corner, it’s hard to beat a half lap joint. There’s SO much surface area in the joint, it creates a great bond. We take this joint a step further by also teaching you rabbeted half laps; wonderful for picture frames.

Correctly sizing a tenon is critical to joint strength. We’ll show you three approaches to creating perfect tenons, so you’re sure to find one that works for you and your shop.

Half Laps – 0:05
Rabbeted Half Lap — 7:10
Tenons — 12:20
Dado Head Tenon — 14:03
Tenon Jig — 19:54
Double Blade Tenon — 26:28