Perfect loose tenons

Router Joinery Basics: Loose Tenons

The mortise-and-tenon joint is the true workhorse of solid wood woodworking, but can be a challenge to make well without specialist machinery. Loose or floating tenons are a remarkably useful variation on the traditional mortise-and-tenon and are much easier to make. And of course, when we say loose tenons we don’t mean tenons that don’t fit well! Watch the video to find out what they are and how to make them.