Mortise and Tenon Workshop

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the mortise and tenon, one of the fundamental joints in furniture-making. We will work through multiple methods for creating each joint.


Date(s):December 22, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm (3 hrs)
Course
Code
:
CHS122219
Registration Deadline – seven days before class

Click on Course Code (above) to enroll

Course Fee: $90

Instructor: Hugh Swiatek

Class Description: In this Mortise and Tenon joinery workshop, you will several methods for cutting the mortise and tenon joint. We will cut tenons two different ways using the tablesaw and also using the bandsaw. We will cover several methods for creating mortises, including using the drill press, a hollow chisel mortiser, and a plunge router. You will also be introduced to loose tenon joinery using the Festool Domino. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to one of the fundamental joints in furniture-making.

Skill Development:

  • Two methods for cutting tenons on the tablesaw, one using a jig and the second using the miter gauge
  • Bandsawn tenons
  • Three methods for cutting mortises, using the drill press, a plunge router with a jig, and using the hollow chisel mortise
  • Loose tenon joinery using the Festool Domino

Class Size: 3 – 6 students

Online Enrollment: Just click on the Course Code (above) of the session in which you wish to enroll; our standard class Policies apply. For sessions without a Course Code link (i.e. works-in-progress), please send email to classes@cuwoodshop.com and include the Course Code (or date and time) of the class that you wish to take. We will make sure that you are enrolled in the class!

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