Tried, tested, and versatile, mortise and tenon joints are bread and butter for every cabinetmaker when it comes to manufacturing sturdy frames, chairs, tables, or racks. Frank Klausz demonstrates how to make this joint cleanly and quickly, using manual tools or simple woodworking machines. The video shows how to arrange the joints and how to chisel them out by hand or machine or mill them out and cut them using a band saw or table saw.
Frank Klausz is a European apprenticed cabinetmaker, who has been working in his adopted home in New Jersey for these past 30 years. Besides making furniture, he also writes articles for several professional woodworking magazines and gives courses on wood joinery and cabinetmaking.