Mortice] Socket in timber into which another piece of wood or tenon is jointed. (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 211) Cavity cut in the end of a timber to receive the tenon. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413)
1. v. to prepare by removing stock material from the edge of a door, drawer, frame or opening to create a recess which allows the flush fit or insetting of relevant lock or other hardware, 2. n. the cavity prepared by mortising, 3. adj. of or pertaining to a locking device designed to fit in a mortise preparation
link A cavity or hole cut to allow a tennon to pass through to make a joint. Tool Use and Safety Air Compressors Band Saws Circular Saws Drill Presses Hand Drills Jointers Miter Saws Radial Arm Saws Routers Sanders Scroll Saws Shapers Table Saws Thickness Planers Wood Lathes General Information About Joints About Nails Screws & Screwdrivers Making Inside Cuts Drawing Large Curves Electric Motors Finishing Laying Out An Elipse Lumber Dimensions Keeping It Square Making Shelves A to G ---- U to Z
A RECESSED (NOTCHED) CUTTING INTO A PIECE OF WOOD DESIGNED TO RECEIVE A PROJECTION OF SOME SORT, LIKE A TENON IN ANOTHER PIECE OF WOOD, THE BUTT OF A DOOR HINGE, THE STRIKE PLATE OF A DOOR LATCH, AND SO FORTH.
Same as mortice, see above entry. ickel Plated An electro plated finish applied to most of our keys to give a bright finish and help against corrosion. ass Also known as 'Keyed Alike'. If you are ordering more than one lock you may have all the keys open all the locks. The opposite of keyed alike is 'To Differ'.