Furniture Making 2, May/June 2015

Question 7

(7) State one use of a barefaced mortise and tenon joint.

Observation

Candidates responded well to this question. Candidates were expected to state one use of a barefaced mortise and tenon joint.

The solution is stated below:

Uses of barefaced mortise and tenon joint:

(i) when the leg of an article is thicker than a rail;

(ii) when the stile of a door is thicker than the rail;

(iii) frame construction;

(iv) chair construction;

(v) table construction;

(vi) door construction.