A mortise and tenon joint is the method of joining by forming a solid rectangular projection in the one piece and cutting a corresponding cavity to receive it in the adjoining piece.

The cavity is called mortise and the solid projection is called the tenon. There are a great many modifications of this joint.

 

Angled mortise and tenon

Barefaced mortise and tenon joint

Beaded mortise and tenon joint

Blind mortise and tenon joint

Brace mortise and tenon joint

Chase mortise and tenon joint

Corner blind mortise and tenon joint

Corner through mortise and tenon joint

Double barefaced mortise and tenon joint

Double mortise and tenon joint

Double mortise and tenon miter joint

Dovetail tenoned mitre joint

Dovetailed and wedged mortise and tenon joint

Dovetailed and wedged stub mortise and tenon joint

Drawbored mortise and tenon joint

Fox wedged mortise and tenon joint

Gate mortise and tenon joint

Haunched mortise and tenon joint

Haunched mortise and tenon joint in table making

Housed mortise and tenon

Interlocked mortise and tenon joint

Keyed mortise and tenon joint

Long and short shouldered mortise and tenon joint

Loose mortise and tenon joint

Mortise and tenon joint for fencing

Mortise and tenon joint for rabbeted frame

Mortise and tenon joint with panel groove

Moulded frame mortise and tenon joint

Notched mortise and tenon joint

Oblique mortise and tenon joint

Pegged mortise and tenon joint

Round mortise and tenon joint

Secret tenoned miter joint

Self wedging mortise and tenon joint

Skewed mortise and tenon joint

Sloped haunched barefaced mortise and tenon joint

Sloped haunched mortise and tenon joint

Stub blind mortise and tenon joint

Stub mortise and tenon joint

Tenon with tongued and grooved shoulder

Through mortise and tenon

Tusk tenon joint

Twin mortise and tenon joint

Wedged mortise and tenon joint

Wheelwrights mortise and tenon joint