Rails and tenons – Bed Side Table

After squaring my pieces up nice and neat, and then laying out the tenons.  I used the following process to cut the 14 12 tenons in the project

Step 1: Using a shim the same size as the tenon plus the blade width, I cut the cheeks of the tenon to the lay out line.

bst cutting tenons (1 of 1)

Step 2: Then I cut the tenon waste off with my hand saw.

bst cutting cheeks (1 of 1)

Step 3: After lining up the tenon with the mortises, I cut the ears to fit.

bst frame (1 of 1)

NEW TOOL ROAD TRIP .. Yeee haa!

Today we traveled up to Bellingham to get my woodworking neighbor across the street a .. wait for it ..

New Band Saw!  

Pictures below.

Here’s the link to the saw: G0513ANV 17″ 2 HP Bandsaw, Anniversary Edition