Mortise


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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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The empirically derived predictive expression--which predicts the ultimate bending moment capacity of mortise and tenon joints--provides furniture designers with a design tool that makes it possible to predict the strength of joints constructed of essentially any species.
If you've milled the stiles perfectly 31/2 inches wide, and cut the mortises 23/8 inches deep, then the total length of the rails should be 341/4 inches.
Warping and cracking occurs at the edge of mortise for the joints with tenons 30 mm in width in particular.
Knee braces with round tenons cut perpendicular to the ends of the braces provide a means of reinforcing light timber frame bents constructed with round mortise and tenon joints that are both structurally sound and consistent with the overall method of construction.
AA CHUBB mortise lock will be a big deterrent to the potential intruder.
And one of the best pieces of security advice is to fit a mortise lock to the front and back doors.
The company uses the handed-down techniques of mortise and compressed tenon joinery and steambent curving, which are practiced by only a handful of artisans today.
For example, a typical post for the south side of our building would have three brace mortises, a mortise at the top for a rafter foot, a tenon at the bottom to fit into the sill, two mortises for window framing, two half lap pockets for siding nailers, and three mortises for second floor connecting and bent girts.
Jay's Morris chair, if it was any good at all, would have been constructed with mortise and tenon joints.
I also cut a mortise near the top for each roller to drop in at the upper end of its travel, providing a solidly locked closed position for the roof
Tenders are invited for Latch ZSCH1E mortise and latch ZSHD mortise with additional locking for wooden door blocks