Figure 3-37.--Mortise-and-tenon joints. A. Stub. B. Haunched. C. Table-haunched.
Figure 3-40.--Using a feather board and push board to
steady stock when cutting a tenon cheek.
Figure 3-38.--Layout of a stub mortise-and-tenon joint.
the wood, the bit takes out most of the waste. The
chisel pares the sides of the mortise square. Chisels
come in various sizes with bits to match.
Fasten mortise-and-tenon joints with glue and
additional fasteners as required. One or more wood
or metal dowels may be driven through the joint to
give strength to the joint.
Plywood panels are installed in frames to make
parts of doors, partitions, bulkheads, and many
other items. The panels can be installed by several
Figure 3-39.--Gutting a square-shouldered tenon.
methods. Four commonly used methods are shown
in figure 3-41. Notice in figure 3-41, views A and B,