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Blog entry by AJswoodshop posted 08-13-2012 03:45 PM 1457 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tenon joints are one of the strongest woodworking joints. They fit into a mortise, and make a very tight joint. There are many ways to cut a tenon. The most common way is to use a tenon jig on a table saw. I want a easy jig that will slide on my table saws fence. I don’t want something to complicated, just something that will get the job done. If anyone has any ideas. Please leave a comment below.

Thanks
AJ



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BinghamtonEd

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 03:56 PM

Doesn’t use the fence, but is simple and quick to make.

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Alexandre

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 06:08 PM

Uses the fence, And is a simple 2×4 screwed to a 2×4.

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 06:25 PM

I personallly like to hand cut my tenons and trim with a shoulder plane. I think i can cut 4 tenons in the time it takes me to put on the dado blade. I enjoy the silence too.

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Shanem

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#4 posted 08-15-2012 03:37 PM

I made a 90 out of plywood that has two slots. Then that attaches to my cross cut sled and can adjust in and out.
PM me if you interested and I’ll grab a picture when I’m home

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AJswoodshop

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#5 posted 08-16-2012 04:25 PM

Shanem: Yes, please send a photo.

AJ

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