Sticking is the decorative molding that decorates the inside edges of traditional door frames. To join this type of profile cleanly at the inside corners of a frame, Lonnie Bird uses a simple mitering technique. This method offers greater strength than the short stub tenon created by cope-and-stick router bits, because it allows the use of a full mortise-and-tenon joint. Yet it can be accomplished with the tablesaw and router table. Bird offers tips for designing a sticking profile for use with both flat and raised panels. He also provides step-by-step instructions for laying out the mortises and tenons, cutting grooves for the panel, shaping the molding profile, and making the mitered cuts.

From Fine Woodworking #192