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Forget mortises, can you cut a TENON with a drill press?

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 10-25-2018 11:30 PM 645 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since you’re already at the drill press cutting your mortise, why not do the tenon there too?


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#1 posted 10-26-2018 10:02 PM

Pretty nifty. May have to give it a try.

-- Eric, Upstate South Carolina

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#2 posted 10-27-2018 05:13 AM

In the video you said if the tenon is still too thick you want to drill a bit more and line up the pilot wholes. I’d say it doesn’t matter. And actually if you don’t line up to the exact spots you would have less remaining waste at the shoulder.

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#3 posted 10-27-2018 03:04 PM



In the video you said if the tenon is still too thick you want to drill a bit more and line up the pilot wholes. I d say it doesn t matter. And actually if you don t line up to the exact spots you would have less remaining waste at the shoulder.

- jeffgao

Try and you’ll see what I mean. For a forstner bit to work, the point has to be embedded in the material you are removing. You can’t take the edge of a forstner bit and try to trim away one of those little triangles of waste left along the shoulder. It will jump out of the cut.

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#4 posted 10-29-2018 12:51 AM

Interesting idea

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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