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Posted on Should I use"regular" or floating tenons on Mission Furniture

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#1 posted 06-07-2011 02:47 AM

Reg, Tim, Rich, GW, thanks so much for your comments.

I don’t want to fake the through tenons, hence my original quandary.

Through mortises seem easier with a mortiser using a backer board…........than squaring off a routered mortise.

But the non-through mortises ….and especially the tenons seem LOTS easier with loose joinery.

Pinto, I know it is a function of how close the cut, but do you find you have much clean-up on the dado’d tenons?

As I said above, it’s all the tenon work that has me a little worried. And I would definitely be using my T/S for tenons cuz my bandsaw is an old Crapsman that I just use for rough work.

NOTE: I think a lot of my trepidation is born out of ignorance. I just don’t have that much experience with M&T joinery. But, I am sure once I started doing a bunch, my skill and comfort levels would go way up …... no matter what method I was using.

So, I am kinda stuck here in analysis paralysis.

I wonder if I am going to end up with a mortiser and a MortisePal. (not really…..too much $$$)


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