Cutting tennons - Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 05-15-2013, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
Sawdust Creator
 
ryan50hrl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 8,047
View ryan50hrl's Photo Album My Photos
Cutting tennons

So after using a dado blade and miter gauge for the last few years to cut tennons, I finally put the tenoning jig together.......first impressions, dado blade was easier. How do you all cut them?

The tools don't make the craftsman....
ryan50hrl is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 05-15-2013, 10:22 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 31
View pwalter5110's Photo Album My Photos
I am with you. I cut them with a dado blade a little thick and clean them up with a block plane and shoulder plane.
pwalter5110 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 05-15-2013, 10:46 PM
where's my table saw?
 
woodnthings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SE, Michigan
Posts: 27,299
View woodnthings's Photo Album My Photos
bandsaw, 2 fence stops

The shoulders get done with the fence at the proper offset to the left. Then the fence moves toward the blade to cut the faces with a stop for the depth. All pieces get cut at once that require each operation. If planing or sanding is necessary, then that gets done for a perfect fit.

I've also made a great tenon jig for the table saw, but it requires holding the workpiece vertically. Not so on the bandsaw, much easier, in my opinion. 6 TPI blade give a pretty smooth cut without clean up.

More info here:
http://www.woodworkingtalk.com/f5/cu...25/#post240386

Tenoning Jig Modified
This one rides against the fence, so if your fence is accurate and can be fine tuned in small increments, it will work fine. If not you're better off with a commercially made one with fine adjustment feature.


The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)

Last edited by woodnthings; 05-15-2013 at 10:52 PM.
woodnthings is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cutting 4X4 or 6X4 Diesel General Woodworking Discussion 15 09-16-2012 06:32 PM
question about wedged tennons thegrgyle General Woodworking Discussion 10 06-20-2011 11:33 AM
cutting irish1 General Woodworking Discussion 1 01-15-2011 02:52 PM
cutting etc cain8885 SketchUp Help Forum 6 08-05-2010 08:50 AM
Cutting MDF Tom5151 General Woodworking Discussion 7 08-21-2009 01:08 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome