How to Make Mortises Using a Plunge Router

The mortise and tenon is a very traditional joint and is popular with woodworkers due to its strength. There are many different forms of mortise and tenons and also many uses, but they’re mostly used in the construction of tables and doors. If you’re really fortunate you may own the Leigh Frame Mortise and Tenon Jig which makes cutting the joint a piece of cake, but for the rest of us, this great video shows how to cut mortises using a plunge router without the help of any fancy jigs.