How to Cut a Through Mortise and Tenon Joint

In the fourth video of our series on how to cut joints by hand, woodworker Andrew Strome shows you the tools needed and the technique behind cutting a through mortise and tenon joint.

Tools for this project

05N5410 - Veritas 1 1/2" Pocket Layout Square

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Veritas 1 1/2" Pocket Layout Square

$11.50

60N4705 - Lee Valley Pocket Rule

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Lee Valley Pocket Rule

$6.50

15N0601 - Lee Valley Panel Gauge

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Lee Valley Panel Gauge

$119.00

99N0423 - Workshop Protractor

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Workshop Protractor

$31.50

99W8693 - Lee Valley Wooden Folding Rule

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Lee Valley Wooden Folding Rule

$9.90

60N2010 - 10" Aluminum Sliding Bevel

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Aluminum Sliding Bevel

$33.50

60N0311 - Square/ Miter, Metric

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Japanese-Style Layout Square

$29.95

05N3505 - Veritas Large Precision Square

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Veritas Large Precision Square

$79.50