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Mortise and tenon


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Joint composed of a mortise (a rectangular cavity) and a tenon (projection fashioned on the end or side of another piece of wood), introduced into furniture-making in the late 11th century.

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Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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