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#1 posted 04-22-2013 08:34 PM

More gluing surface yes, but the real strength of a MT joint is in the shoulders. All things being equal, a properly sized MT joint will be stronger than a bridle joint. Through tenons would have more surface area still for glue, if you’re worried.

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