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How to Cut Mortises With a Mortiser

Making a mortise -- sometimes cut with a drill bit and finished with a chisel -- can be tough. With a mortiser the process is much simpler.

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Materials

  • work piece
  • scrap wood
  • wood glue

Tools

  • spring clamps
  • table saw
  • mortiser
  • hollow chisel
  • mortiser bit

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