Tips and Tricks from Pillar Machine.
Glue Process To glue the joint, coat the inside walls of the mortise, the bottom of the Mortise, as well as the back side of the mitered part (as shown in the picture). The idea is to not have too much glue that you have excessive hydraulic pressure in the joint. Also you don’t want [...]
Assembly Process The easiest way to assemble your five pieces (two stiles, two rails, and one panel) is to make a fixture on your assembly table like pictured below. The wood strips are 2” tall and have 1” of space between them. Lay your stiles in the last two spaces and rails in the first [...]
Tenon and Mortise Centerline and Pin Length The tenon and mortise should be placed in a position that allows the pin in the assembly process to go thru the back of the door, thru the tenon and into the far side of the mortise enough to keep the joint closed while the glue is drying. [...]
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