Mortise and tenon joint

Mortise and Tenon joints are an extremely old construction technique that has stood the test of time and is still being used today. You can find examples of this ancient joint even in Egyptian furniture thousands of years old. Tenon is an old-time name for a square piece of wood that sticks out from the end [...]

Types of chisels

A chisel is a tool with a characteristically shaped cutting edge of blade on its end, for carving or cutting a hard material such as wood, stone, or metal by hand, struck with a mallet. The handle and blade of some types of chisels are made of metal or of wood with a sharp edge in it. In [...]