The life of a table is not easy. All the stress concentrates on the leg-to-apron joint, which holds a table together. Here, Garrett Hack offers step-by-step directions on how to make a well-designed, tight-fitting mortise-and-tenon joint that locks the apron to the leg for a long-lasting, stable piece. His techniques employ a mix of hand and power tools. From Fine Woodworking #161
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In this video, Matt takes some of the lessons learned in episodes 3 & 4 and builds on them to demonstrate the North Bennet Street method for the half-blind, or half-lapped, dovetails on the toolbox drawers.