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Perfect mortise-and-tenon joints require straight, square mortises with flat walls. If you've got the skills, you can chop them out by hand. You also can drill overlapping holes on a drill press or hog out the recess with a router and then square the walls with a chisel. And if your drill press is big enough, you might be able to outfit it with a mortising attachment.

But if you cut mortises regularly and you want efficiency, repeatability and precision, a dedicated mortising machine is just the ticket.

Mortisers are able to cut square holes because they use a hollow chisel with an auger bit inside. The auger bit extends beyond the chisel to remove most of the material, and the chisel follows to square up the walls. After a quick and easy setup, you'll be ready to chop out mortises by the dozen. And dedicated mortisers are built with the power and heft necessary to get the job done – without wearing you out.

Rockler offers great benchtop mortising machines for the home shop, as well as a beefier floor-standing model. And you'll find the necessary accessories, too – from different sizes of hollow chisels and bits to honing tools to keep the chisels sharp.

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What People are Saying:

I have been using Rockler for years, your products are always the best that can be purchased and your prices are very reasonable. Ann you have always done your best to make me feel as though I was your very best customer. Thank you for great service."

- Daniel F.
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