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275761 Don Schwartz <dks@t...> 2022‑06‑19 gluing tenons
I am looking through some old ww magazines, and came across an article 
on building storm doors by William Sinnott in Woodworking International. 
In it, he describes tenon glue-up for stub tenons with foxtail wedges as 
follows: "... enter the wedges and apply a good exterior glue to the 
half of the tenon nearest the shoulder. Then cramp up. It is bad 
practice to apply glue to mortises, for it is important only half of the 
tenon is glued." He doesn't explain why.


Does anyone follow this practice?



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