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Cutting a Tenon using a circular saw

by WoodlandsTV ~ 15 April, 2012 ~ 8 comments

Having cut the shoulders of the tenon with a crosscut saw, Matthew Melton now cuts down the grain to create the “cheeks”. This involves using a ripsaw or as he explains a small circular saw will also do the job if you know what you are doing. Following this in the next video he finshes of the oak tenon with a chisel and plane to get a good fit with the mortice

Cutting a Tenon using a crosscut saw

by WoodlandsTV ~ 24 March, 2012 ~ comments welcome

The first stage of cutting a tenon on a large piece of oak to make a mortice and tenon joint. Working deep in the woodlands Matthew Melton demonstrates how to cut the “shoulders” of a tenon using a crosscut saw to cut across the grain precisely. In the next video he uses a circular saw to rip cut down the grain

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