By Joshua Farnsworth
In part 9 of this series of videos, I show how to trim and fit the apron’s tenon into the table leg’s mortise. It’s very important for the tenon to fit snugly, but not so tight that you have to use a hammer to force it in.
Click here to go back to part 1, if you want to follow me as I build a historic hinged-top desk for my sons. Below you’ll find photos and the list of tools that I used to build this desk.
WOODWORKING HAND TOOLS THAT I USED:
Even though I have a helpful hand tool buying guide (here), I’m still often asked for a list of and links to the tools that I use in my videos, so here is a list of tools that I used in this series of video on desk building (I also included tools that I used in construction that wasn’t in the video):
MARKING & MEASURING:
MALLETS & HAMMERS: