tooshihozo 通しほぞ
KEY WORD : architecture / joints
Also called tooshihozo sashi 通しほぞ差; uchinukihozo 打抜ほぞ. A through tenon and mortise angle joint. A tenon *hozo ほぞ carved into one member to allow it to penetrate a mortise *hozoana ほぞ穴 that is cut through another timber. The end of the inserted tenon is visible on the opposite side of the member into which it has been inserted. In contrast, tomehozo 留ほぞ (also called tsutsumi hozosashi 包ほぞ差) refers to a mortise and tenon which terminate within the member. Both toshihozo and tomehozo are often used in furniture making.

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