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Posted on How would you do this joinery?

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#1 posted 09-17-2010 10:10 PM

With the rails being 5” wide I would be more concerned with wood movement causing splitting with a double mortise and tenon joint. Where as with the tongue and groove method you are able to glue the rails to allow for wood movement to avoid splitting.

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