This is the final episode for this project. Paul shows how to use the pegs in offset holes to hold the joint. This is a great ‘clampless’ method of joinery which is great for creating stable table tops as well as cutting boards.
In this episode Paul shows how check for a final fit then he shows how to make drill the hole and make the pegs. He shows two methods, the first is a minimalist approach with a chisel and a plane, then, for those who have them, how to make them using a dowel cutter.
This is the key episode in making this project. In this episode Paul shows how to cut the mortise and cut the haunches on the tenon. He also shows how to fit the tenon into the mortise.
In this episode Paul shows how to cut the groove in the end pieces. He does this first with a plough plane and then, for the minimalist woodworkers, he shows an alternate method using only a saw, mortise gauge and a chisel.
Breadboard-ends can be used on many projects. It allows glue-free friction joinery that is long-lasting and durable. This method can be used for cutting boards but also for table tops, counter tops, box lids and many other projects.
In this first episode Paul will give you a brief glimpse of the castle kitchen and then give you measurements for this project. He will also show how to layout and cut the wide tenons on the end of the board.