blind mortise

blind mortise, stopped mortise

A mortise whose depth is less than the thickness of the piece into which it is cut, so that it does not pass through it.
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The Mark-VII has a fixed magazine in a blind mortise in the stock that is easy to fill and feeds flawlessly.
The blind mortise and tenon joint is fully customizable for size and position of the tenon and mortise.
Yang and Lin (1986a, b) investigated the effect of tenon fit and the effect of joint geometry factors on the strength of blind mortise and tenon joints and found that maximum bending moment capacities were obtained with tenon/mortise fits of -0.008 to +0.012 inches.
Cal Door uses blind mortise and tenon mitered joints for all of its five-piece mitered doors and glue and press fit applied mouldings.