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Mortise

In printing, a hole cut into a block or plate so type can be inserted.
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Results of tenon withdrawal tests conducted with two wood species, one tenon length, and five tenon diameters indicate that an expression previously developed to estimate the withdrawal capacities of adhesive-based dowel joints may also be used to estimate the withdrawal capacity of round mortise and tenon joints.
Exploratory studies were conducted to determine the bending moment capacities of various configurations of round mortise and tenon joints, but especially, cross-pinned joints.
The fact that the proportional limit, being the point of incipient yield, was influenced by end distance may indicate that the mechanisms of initial failure for Douglas-fir are due to micro-fractures in the mortise and tenon.
Tenons were then cut on the ends of the members and mortises drilled into the sides of the members as needed.
As this action occurred, there was also a tendency for the side frame tenon to withdraw from the mortise.
In these specimens, the mortise and tenon joist-to-post joint shown in Figure 2 has been replaced by a "pinned" joint that is secured by means of what is essentially a "through bolt with dowel nut.
Table legs can be weakened when the mortises are machined in the legs both in the front-to-back and in the side direction.
2005 also cite the work of Sparkes (1968) which determined that rectangular and rounded M&T joints were similar in strength and that round mortises with rectangular tenons were substantially weaker.
These specimens had 2-inch diameter mortises and 4- and 6-inch mortise end-distances.
The walls of the mortises for the side frame tenons were thoroughly coated with PVA adhesive before the tenons were inserted.
Finally, as a matter of interest, three specimens constructed with 3-inch yellow-poplar tenons and 3-inch-diameter by 8-inch-deep yellow-poplar mortises were cross pinned with 1.