A fan-shaped tenon that forms a taut interlacing joint when fitted into a corresponding mortise.
A joint formed by interlocking one or more such tenons and mortises.
a kind of joint in which adjoining panels tend to be fastened by interlocking fan-shaped cutouts.
A flaring tenon, or tongue (shaped like a bird's tail spread), and a mortise, or plug, into which it suits securely, making an interlocking joint between two pieces which resists pulling a component everywhere except one.
In woodworking, a tenon cut in the form of a dove's end scatter, or of a reversed wedge; a way of fastening panels or timbers collectively by letting tenons therefore cut on a single into corresponding cavities or mortises in another.
plural Two irons, one with a flange, another with a recess, slashed to a taper: regularly hold carriage-doors in place.
a mortise joint created by interlocking tenons and mortises