It’s show #474 For June 16th, 2020, and today we are talking Mortise and Tenon joinery
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Mortise and Tenon Joinery
We talk through how we prefer to cut mortise and tenon joinery and what variations we like to use. Also twin and double tenons, loose tenons vs integral tenons, and how we fit and refine our mortis and tenons. Thanks to Joe and Ivar for your mortise and tenon questions.
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