Figure 3-34.--Kerf jig for mitered joints.
joint, use a depth gauge. Use of the depth gauge
prevents the drill from boring below the correct
JOINTS.--You can cut tenons by hand with the
depth of the mortise.
backsaw by using the same method described for
cutting corner and end half-lap joints. You can cut
Look at figures 3-39 and 3-40 as you read the
mortises by boring a series of holes slightly smaller
following steps on using a circular saw to cut tenons.
than the width of the mortise. Then, you chisel out
the remaining waste. For a blind mortise-and-tenon