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The Never Ending Bedroom Furniture Project #5: Thru Mortise and Tenons?

12-18-2007 05:29 PM by Muzhik | 3 comments »

Now that I’ve completed the bed, I can go back and complete this blog. Instead of going step-by-step over how to make mortise and tenon jointery and things of that nature, I’m only going to cover the parts of this bed that are unique or that I found challenging to build. One big problem with our old bed is that it was rickety. The side rails were joined to the headboard and footboard with simple knock-down hardware, and I’m convinced this was the main reason for the bed being flimsy. I set out from the beginning to make this new bed solid as a rock. The rails in the headboard and footboard are joined to the posts with thru mortise and tenon jointery. Ideally, thru mortise and ten...

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