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To kick off the first episode of this project, Paul shows you how to layout for the mortise holes for the main frame of the table. After laying out the upper and lower leg frame mortises, get your hammer and chisel, ready for some chopping!
Relevant Guides and Courses
For more information on laying out and cutting mortises, head over to Common Woodworking and take a look at our easy to follow guide on ‘How to make a Mortise and Tenon’: https://commonwoodworking.com/courses/how-to-make-a-mortise-and-tenon/
It is important to have a sharp chisel for mortise cutting, see our beginner friendly chisel sharpening guide here: https://commonwoodworking.com/sharpening-a-chisel/