mortise-and-tenon joint

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Noun1.mortise-and-tenon joint - a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
dovetail, dovetail joint - a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
mortice, mortise - a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
tenon - a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
tongue and groove joint - a mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board
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2003) demonstrated that round mortise-and-tenon joint construction provides the means for producing strong, durable bookcase frames from locally available wood, wood residues, or semi-processed woody materials.
One of the most important indigenous woodworking techniques was the fixed mortise-and-tenon joint.
Because the parts exceeded the work envelope of the SLA, Jacobs recommended joining two smaller parts into a larger prototype, using something like a woodworker's mortise-and-tenon joint.
They demonstrated that a mortise-and-tenon joint becomes stiffer as either tenon length or tenon width is increased, and also that a shoulder on the rail member of a mortise-and-tenon joint contributes to the stiffness of the joint.
A form of mortise-and-tenon joint recognizable as similar to ours can be seen in drawings of early Egyptian furniture," he said.
Three pieces of nominal 2 by 8 were arranged to represent a traditional mortise-and-tenon joint, commonly used for connecting 6- by 8-inch posts and beams (Fig.
The system combines the took of traditional cope and stick doors with the strength and longevity of true mortise-and-tenon joints.