Electric Fence
Base Frame Tenons, Dry Test Assemble

Leg Mortises

The Shaker workbench will have a pretty beefy frame, and the main joinery between the legs and rails will be mortise and tenon. Here we are getting the leg mortises cut...

First - mark the layout lines, and hog out the mortises using the Festool XL:


Then finesse the mortise walls with chisels to clean up the ridges:


Drill out the peg holes that will be used for the drawbores on the tenons that fit into the mortises...



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