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.
Step 2: Then I cut the tenon waste off with my hand saw.
Step 3: After lining up the tenon with the mortises, I cut the ears to fit.
Today we traveled up to Bellingham to get my woodworking neighbor across the street a .. wait for it ..
New Band Saw!
We arrived at the Grizzly showroom bright and early.
Here’s the link to the saw: G0513ANV 17″ 2 HP Bandsaw, Anniversary Edition
Apparently, all my persistence with tuning up my band saw paid off. I was able to resaw my curly cherry door 8″ panels and this was the result. These should make some really nice panels.
Here are a couple of previous posts about my tuning:
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