Part 15

Cutting and Fitting Tenons

Lesson Objectives

Cutting the tenons is a fairly easy and forgiving process, mainly due to the fact that 90% of the joint is hidden within the mortise. However this concept is only true if your marking lines are accurate, so make sure they are accurate!

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Supporting Material

Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.

Want to know more about cutting larger mortice and tenons? This lesson teaches it from start to finish!

Unable to cut a straight line? Can’t make square cuts? Can’t get the saw started in the first place?! This lesson will help!

Seriously? How to use a chisel correctly? Do I really need to watch this? The short answer is yes. Yes you do.

Have you got the plans yet?

Package includes working drawings, a cutting list, and a 3d SketchUp model!

The Student Series

Want to see another beginner make this project before you? It’s a great way to scope out any mistakes before you make one yourself!

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