|Forum topic by C_PLUS_Woodworker||posted 09-05-2014 07:02 PM||1009 views||0 times favorited||4 replies|
09-05-2014 07:02 PM
I am so new and dumb about.so many things.
Got my MortisePal. Think I am going to like it.
Practiced a lot. A LOT
Using 1/4” x 1 1/4” loose tenons
Now ready to put the upper and lower rails and stiles on an entry way cherry table.
I have my plunges set to mortise 1/2” holes in the legs. The legs are only 1 3/4 square. From what I have read that depth is about right for the leg mortides.
I could drill much deeper mortides into the rails and stiles.
Should I ?
Is that good technique?
Intuitively it makes sense but with all the bonding strength of the glues it makes me wonder if I should just drill all the mortides at 1/2”
Any other comments re loose tendon joinery would be hugely appreciated.
Thanks in advance