What Is Rabbet Joint?

Rabbet Edge Joint

Learning some aspects of woodworking is necessary to succeed in your projects. One of the things that you must be aware of is the different woodworking joints. Rabbet joints must not confuse you with dados; though they may have similarities, they have other characteristics.  The British call it the “rabbets joint“, while Americans call it …

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What is Box Joint?

Box joint

Box joint is among the seven popular types of woodworking joints, such as dowel joint, bridle joint, lap joint, butt joint, and mortise & tenon joints. This type of joint is a product of cutting interlocking and complementary profiles using two wood pieces. Woodworkers apply a thick layer of glue to the surface area to …

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What is Biscuit Joint?

Edge biscuit joint

Biscuit joints are less popular among the types of woodworking joinery. These joints do not have many applications compared to other wood joints. The name derives from its ability to form timber into biscuit shapes, where the joints connect. Its primary purpose is to connect large boards like in constructing table tops. The biscuit-like timber …

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What Is Coped Joint?

Inner corner coped joint.

Coped joints are a technique in wood joinery to connect the crown moldings inside corners. The outcome leads to an aesthetically appealing woodworking project. You often find these joineries in ornately-designed interiors in plush hotels and affluent homes. Woodworkers cope with the corners in rooms with no square form. North Americans call this joinery technique …

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What is Miter Joint?

Classic miter joint

Miter joints are ubiquitous sights in galleries and photo studios. You might wonder which part of these places you can see miter joints. A frame over a picture or painting comprises wooden pieces to join their ends. These wood joints connect two pieces of wood cut at the corner at an angle.  They form a …

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