This companion video for our reprint of the 1889 book "Exercises in Wood-Working," shows you how to make the most of traditional (and essential) hand tools in the modern shop. Your download purchase includes the relevant pages from the book in PDF format, plus your choice of a video file optimized for either PC or Mac computers. PC users will likely want to download the .wmv file, optimized for Windows Media Player. Mac users will likely want the QuickTime .mov file.
Exercise 11 – Construction of a Mortise-Joint: This joint, now properly called a mortise-and-tenon joint, is one of the fundamental joints in woodworking. In this exercise, Robert W. Lang, executive editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, shows you how to cut this essential joint using saws and chisels, and how to make quick work of the waste area by boring out the majority of the waste.
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