Correa Wood Works
Craftsman furniture featuring full integral mortise and tenon joinery. 100% solar powered!

Archive for August 2012

Mesquite Bench and table week 3

August 22, 2012

This past week I was able to take the square components and begin adding the various shape details. The first item was the tapered legs. Each step reveals new voids and features in the mesquite. I fill the voids after each cut to ensure the stock moves as little as possible during subsequent cuts. After […]

Mesquite Table and Bench 2

August 12, 2012

After completing the upper mortises I spent some time and carefully milled the tenons to fit the mortises. The basic tenons are roughed out on a table saw fixture. I finish each joint by hand using traditional hand tools to ensure the ideal fit. Below you will see the roughed out tenons for the upper […]