Graphical Construction Glossary >> Woodwork. >> Joints >> Mortise and Tenon
Above is a very basic mortise/tenon joint.
The basic joint is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these joints and the inventiveness of the people who design them. Above is a sketch that shows the effect of rebates on the design of the joints and the position of the shoulders of the tenons. The difference in the length of the shoulders is of coures the depth of the rebate.
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