The loose tenon is often used as a substitute for the mortise and tenon because in comparison it is quick and easy to make and is nearly if not as strong. The loose tenon can replace other joints as well and in the next two posts I will give examples of two new uses of the loose tenon joint.
New Use #1 – Substitution for a Cope and Stick Joint
In the following video I describe how a rather complicated cope and stick joint used in the construction of the Frank Lloyd Wright Frances W. Little Sconce was replaced with simple loose tenon joinery.
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