1. Paul,
    From the point of teaching, at which you excel of course, there is a slight danger of assuming too much. You have run through this project so many times, you have familiarity. The viewer does not have this knowledge. You were losing me a few times on your set ups of the mortise and tenons, the cutting off of the end, and so on. If you had stopped along the way and used your prototype to illustrate your over-all design points, then I think I would have appreciated more your ideas. I suppose the point is that the viewer is seeing this for the first time, you have repeated run throughs. You might keep this in mind.

    As always, I enjoy and appreciate what you do.

  2. Hi Paul, I really enjoy watching this series and I enjoy you not using the mortice guides this time. The guides are great – no doubt – but it’s refreshing to see a few operations outside “the system”. 😉 Many thanks

  3. Thank you Paul.

    The angled super sized tenon was a lot of fun to watch.

    I learned a lot in this video when you tried to fit it. The size made it easy to see the fulcrum point and then using the square on the tenon itself to see it rock was a great tip that I won’t forget.

    1. Hi,

      Paul says:
      Yes, of course it can and perhaps I might even do that myself but I have to face the reality that 95% of my audience does not have access to this and if they do, they will know what to do.

      Kind Regards,

  4. Another point to the topic of making the big tenon is that I would cut away from the knife wall. After sawing or planing the tenon I would plane the shoulder with a small shoulder plane to the knife wall to create the shoulder of the tenon. In the video you can see that there were some breakouts on the tenonshoulder. When you would plane the shoulder with the grain you wouldn’t have them.

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