Category Archives: Mortise and Tenon Joint

Custom Pine Box Complete & Delivered

I’m  a bit behind because this latest Etsy order is already packed up, shipped, and delivered.  Matter of fact, the client gave me a great review which is really what it’s all about.  When I taught I would tell my … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Cut Dovetails, Mitered Box, Mortise and Tenon Joint, SawStop Sliding Table, Uncategorized, YouTubeVideo | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SawStop Sliding Table Jig and Other Shop Happenings

The heat is on here in Las Vegas, a bit earlier than expected but when I get to the shop at 7-8:00 am it’s already in the low 80’s and humidity around 2-3%.  I’ll work until there is too much … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Planes, Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire, Mortise and Tenon Joint, SawStop Sliding Table | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Inlaying Marble in a Bubinga Top

It has been an involved process getting to this point but here’s the first look at the Italian Marble placed into the top: The over-all measurement of the top is 20″ wide by 44″ long.  The piece of marble is … Continue reading

Posted in Mechanical Cellarette, Mortise and Tenon Joint | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Drawer Web Frame: My Approach for the Armoire

In my latest post, the end of the year one; I was working on the mortise and tenons for the armoire.  This unit has three, main frames; the left, right, and one in the middle.  The tricky part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire, Mortise and Tenon Joint, Tutorial | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cutting Tenons & End of Year Thoughts

First off, we’re experiencing a cold spell here for the end of 2014 and earlier had predictions of up to 3″ of snow on the Las Vegas strip!  Snow isn’t completely unheard of here in the desert but is somewhat … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire, Mortise and Tenon Joint | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

DrawBored Mortise and Tenon; My Method

Work continues on my Armoire  and I’ve also received a deposit for one commission and a verbal approval of another — I won’t count on it until the check is in my hand which is scheduled for the 31st.  I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire, Mortise and Tenon Joint, Tutorial | 3 Comments