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mortise

[′mȯrd·əs]
(engineering)
A groove or slot in a timber for holding a tenon.

Mortise

A rectangular slot cut into one piece of timber, into which a tenon or tongue from another piece is fitted to form a joint.

mortise

A hole, cavity, notch, slot, or recess cut into a timber or piece of other material; usually receives a tenon, but also has other purposes, as to receive a lock.
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Equipment includes moulders, finishing machines, mortiser, tenoning, veneering machines.
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Bradley said products in the directory include bandsaws, miter saws, lathes, jointers, planers, shapers, routers & bits, power drills, cordless tools, mortisers, table saws, dust collectors, circular saw as well shop essentials such as glues, paint, stains and other finishes as well as utility knives & blades, vises, workbenches, measuring tapes, clamps and other supplies.