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Forum topic by rjherald posted 10-26-2017 01:37 AM 412 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rjherald

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10-26-2017 01:37 AM

in the process of learning the mortise and tenon joint and have a question…..does the length of a table apron need to have the tenon length added to the final cut length? sorry for the probably stupid question but my gut tells me yes but i want to ask the wizards on the site if i am correct. thanks for the help

rjherald

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#1 posted 10-26-2017 02:15 AM

You have the right idea.

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#2 posted 10-26-2017 02:55 AM

Yes

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#3 posted 10-26-2017 03:13 AM

thanks to everyone for the information….now if the Astros could just win a game…....

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#4 posted 10-26-2017 12:33 PM

Yes, but if you pull a bonehead move and cut the apron short, you can resort to loose tenons, either shop-made or Domino. I think we’ve all made that mistake once.

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#5 posted 10-26-2017 01:34 PM

unless you’re doing floating tenons…...............

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