Through mortise and tenon trestle base with wedged English walnut salvaged from NE Portland, held together with a wedged peg. Incense cedar finished with locally made product Landark. Fir reclaimed from an old industrial building in the Pearl District.

Through mortise and tenon trestle base with wedged English walnut salvaged from NE Portland, held together with a wedged peg. Incense cedar finished with locally made product Landark. Fir reclaimed from an old industrial building in the Pearl District.

Mortise and tenon joint explained in detail! Learn everything about oldest and most commonly used joint in woodworking!

Mortise and tenon joint explained in detail! Learn everything about oldest and most commonly used joint in woodworking!

Black Walnut Mortise and Tenon bench with Wenge inlay. I deburred but left rough sawn to contrast with the top outboard legs.

Black Walnut Mortise and Tenon bench with Wenge inlay. I deburred but left rough sawn to contrast with the top outboard legs.

Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint known to mankind. While the specific provenance of the joint is unknown, I'm willing to bet the inventor wasn't a virgin. NSFWIn the thousands of years since, craftspeople have developed an almost absurd

Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint known to mankind. While the specific provenance of the joint is unknown, I'm willing to bet the inventor wasn't a virgin. NSFWIn the thousands of years since, craftspeople have developed an almost absurd

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project

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