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02-27-2013 09:58 PM

Why is it always that the stile is the mortise and the tenon is the rail? - 13 replies

I’ve looked at many doors and windows the past few weeks and every single time, the vertical stile is the mortise and the horizontal tenon is the rail in the mortise and tenon joint in the corners. Is this purely stylistic or is there a functional purpose to this arrangement?

02-05-2013 08:51 AM

Window Sash - 5 replies

I’ve got a design for some window sashes I’d love some feedback on. I have some salvaged 11/16” T&G Greenheart I got from this place I was thinking of using. The plan was to use 3 layers with glue between each and also dowels and/or screws. Here is a quick sketchup of what I am thinking: In the image I don’t...

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