Jim Rogers owns and operates Jim Rogers Sawmill and Jim Rogers Timber Designs in Georgetown, Massachusetts, and is active with Vintage Tool NE. Jim Rogers Timber Design assists owner builders with detailed, dimensioned drawings of their project frame. The company uses state of the art 3-D CAD drawing software. They also offer CAD software training, and […]
Here is an exploded view of a half lap scarf joint with table. I suppose you could also use wedges between the tables to pull the scarf together. On half has been rotated to show another view.
This is an exploded view of a brace tenon and its mortise. This brace is centered on the tie beam (which has been rotated so you can see into the mortise.) And the brace tenon is centered on the brace. This type of mortise and tenon joint is a little more complex to cut as […]
This picture shows some of the names of the knee brace tenon. This tenon is either 2″ off the layout face or 1 1/2″ off. Either way the names would be the same.