Mortise and Tenon Joints –
I’ve spent the last couple of days in the shop laying out mortises …
... and cutting tenons.
The visible part of the frame is of 7/4 stock. That part of the frame under the kneeling platform will be constructed using 3/4 inch stock. I will work on those mortise and tenon joints later. So, with the visible members of the frame completed …
... it is time to step into an area of woodworking that, to be honest, I have not had much practice.
Anticipating having to take this giant step was actually the impetus to build my kerfing plane/rebate saw, all those many weeks ago. Therefore, it’s time to reach deep within my arsenal …
... and pull out a few of these old guys!
For you see, the visible frame members of this Prie Dieu need a bit of sticking!
Next up … antique moulding planes. Thanks for looking … more to come!
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #1: Getting the Jump on Lent
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #2: Replication in a Cold Dark Shop
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #3: Rip Saw Tune-up and Frame Members
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #4: Mortise and Tenon Joints
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #5: Hollows and Rounds
Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #6: Slight Detour
-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia. Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.