Method Of Joining The Legs And Rails Of A Stool

Cad Drawing Homework

1 Cut the four legs and the rails to size. Because they are sloped by 5 from the vertical, the two front legs are slightly longer than the back ones. There are two rails for each side and three long cross rails that join the two sides together. 2 The method of construction is to make and glue the two sides before joining them together with the longer cross rails. All the joints are mortise and tenons, with those at the tops of the legs having a haunch (see Fig 6.6 see also page 23). Because the...

Mortise And Tenon Joint

Barefaced Mortise And Tenon

Mortise and tenon is a traditional joint that has been used for centuries and can be seen in medieval houses, usually employing pegs or tusks. The tenons are not usually very long 4in 102mm is the maximum length for furniture. There are many variations of this joint for different applications. Tusked tenons are used when the furniture is knocked down i.e., can be taken apart for storage or sometimes for decoration often they are reinforced with pegs for strength. A 'stub' or 'stopped' mortise...