Mortise and tenon

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(Carp.) made with a mortise and tenon; joined or united by means of a mortise and tenon; - used adjectively.

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A system of laminated glass beams and glass columns using mortice and tenon joints at the junctions of beam and column was developed by structural engineer Dewhurst Macfarlane and Design Antenna (AR August 1995) to create a glass entrance foyer to - appropriately - a Glass museum in Dudley, UK.
At back, the beams bear on to the wall through metal brackets concealed by lighting panels; at the front, glass to glass bonded mortice and tenon joints form the connections.