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Ten·on

(tĕ-non[h]'),
Jacques R., French pathologist and oculist, 1724-1816. See: Tenon capsule, Tenon space.
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Load duration and seasoning effects on mortise and tenon joints.
This expression indicates that the Douglas-fir and eastern white pine tenons machined on rails cut from material that did not include tree centers--although likely cut from adjacent material--developed 83 percent (i.
Mortise and tenon, though its importance in house building was reduced, enjoyed widespread use in other areas and continues to be the most commonly used means of joining parts of wooden structures, said Blandford.
The mortises for the loose tenons measured 1-3/8 in by 3/8 in by 1-1/16 in.
Test the fit of each tenon in its corresponding mortise, and file the tenon or chisel the mortise to adjust the fit.
For example, after an operator uses a tenoner at a particular cutting point, the tenon heads or trim saw are often moved to another cutting point to produce a different-size tenon.
The ultimate load capacities of trusses constructed of various species with 2-inch tenons can be seen in Figure 2.
In this construction, tenons were cut on the ends of the two door stiles (located adjacent to the front posts of the cabinet).
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.
Some improvement could be obtained if larger sills were used so that the wall-stud to sill joints could be constructed with 3-inch rather than 2-inch tenons.
The fit between the shoulders on the tenons and the walls of the front and back posts was also controlled.
Joints with tenons 20, 25 and 30 mm in width failed as a result of pulling out of the tenon in different extent.