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BASIC WOODWORK JOINTS

Mortice and tenons

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Mortise and tenon
Mortise and tenon
Stub Mortise and tenon
Stub mortise and tenon
Haunched mortise and tenon
Haunched mortise and tenon
Twin tenons
Used for drawer rails
Twin tenon
Bare-faced mortise and tenon
 
 

Tenon has shoulder on one side only

Bare faced tenon
Through mortise and tenon
Can be wedged as shown
Through tenon
Double mortise and tenon

 For wide rails

Double mortise and tenon
Mortise and tenon for rebated frame
Note long and short shoulders
Rabbet mortise and tenon
  • Mortise and tenon for grooved frame


 Haunch fills in end of groove

frame mortise

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