mortise


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a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

cut a hole for a tenon in

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join by a tenon and mortise

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Performance tests of furniture constructed with round mortise and tenon joints indicate that when the shoulders on the tenons fit closely against the walls of the members in which the tenons are inserted, the shoulders considerably increase the bending moment capacities of the joints.
ASSA ABLOY hardware for the openings throughout the building include Sargent exits, mortise locks and door closers, McKinney hinges, Rockwood pulls and accessories and Pemko weather stripping.
The rational design of furniture constructed with mortise and tenon joints dictates that expressions be available for estimating the bending moment capacity of these joints.
In late March, FMCSA safety investigators launched an investigation of Mortise Trucking, during which numerous serious violations of federal regulations were found, including:
Tests were conducted to determine the axial load capacities of knee braces suitable for use in light timber frames constructed with round mortise and tenon joints.
The paper describes the investigation of the distribution of the local values of the heat transfer coefficient in the area of curved walls for streaming of the air from a mortise located above the upper part of cylinder surface (Fig.
In the early days of ankle fracture surgery, the medial malleolus was considered by many as the main stabilizer of the ankle mortise.
DOORS: Fit a five-lever mortise deadlock about a third of the way up the door.
It achieved that status thanks to its mortise and punching machine programme.
A strong external wooden door and frame should be fitted with a mortise sash-lock - the most secure lock you can fit - which provides the basic security requirements.
To avoid this, place a metal rod or piece of plywood in the track to prevent an intruder forcing the door open and fit mortise bolts at the top and bottom.
And, serendipitously, the mortise and tenon joinery Faxon uses is the same style employed in construction of the mill.
The lock, which is available on the company's Grade 1 Bored Lock (10 Line), Mortise Lock (8200 Series), and on 80 Series exit devices, offers real-time door monitoring and lockdown capability.
So-called "sanctuaries" with alarms, CCTV cameras, mortise locks, smoke alarms, security lights and reinforced doors and windows have proved successful in some areas.
So-called "sanctuaries" with alarms, CCTV cameras, mortise locks, smoke alarms, security lights and reinforced doors and windows, have already proved successful in some areas and are flagged on police computers to ensure a swift response.