English to Afrikaans Meaning :: mortise

Mortise :
- tapmortisedmortisesmortising

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Noun(1) a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
Verb(1) cut a hole for a tenon in(2) join by a tenon and mortise

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(1) Drill into the frame and into the stud behind it at this point, mortise the frame to accept the strike plate, then attach the plate to the frame.(2) If the door is not plumb, you may have to adjust the hinge in its mortise .(3) Drill a hole and chisel a shallow mortise in that jamb for the strike plate.(4) It appears that the left side of the stock, as well, has been planed away slightly to open the left side of the iron mortise .(5) The stock was made of hardwood, in two pieces, to simplify forming the wedge mortise .(6) Use a sharp chisel or utility knife to enlarge the mortise in the direction that you need to move the plate.(7) You will need to mortise the plate into the edge of the door so that it is flush with the surface of the edge.(8) The bars were jointed to the stiles and rails using a small mortise with a corresponding tenon in the bar.(9) That's why so many old guns have a broken wrist or lock mortise .(10) Then cut a V-channel across the mortise anywhere within the mortise .(11) There are two main types of joint- the mortise and tenon, and the dovetail.(12) Mark and cut the mortise and recess for the strike plate using the same method used for installing the lock.(13) The mortised joint is even neater than the butt joint, but you must cut a mortise into the post for this joint.(14) Unpinned splat tenons have room to expand and contract within the mortise , avoiding splitting.(15) Traditionally, mortisers used fast-speed, 3,450 rpm motors, but now slow-speed machines are also on the market.(16) Mammoth tree trunks stretch across ceilings above hand-carved lintels, mortised into place in elaborate structures.
Related Words
(1) mortise lock ::
tap slot
(2) mortise and tenon ::
tap en tap
Different Forms
mortise, mortised, mortises, mortising
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