Woodworkers rely on the versatile mortise-and-tenon joint for making sturdy frames, panels, stools, tables and stands. Frank Klausz shows you how to make the joint cleanly and quickly, using hand tools or basic woodshop machines.
You will learn about:
- Laying out for handwork
- Chiseling the mortises
- Sawing the tenons
- Laying out for router and handsaw
- Routing the mortises
- Bandsawing the tenons
- Laying out for mortiser and table saw
- Making a hollow-chisel mortiser
- Working tenons on the table saw
Frank Klausz apprenticed and trained in Europe and has been a professional cabinetmaker for over three decades. He operates Frank's Cabinet Shop in Pluckemin, New Jersey, writes about woodworking and teaches classes and workshops.