Joint Book: The Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

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This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners, and provides useful tips for more advanced readers.

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Overview

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners, and provides useful tips for more advanced readers.

The Joint Book contains easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for creating edge and scarf joints, lapped and housed joints, mortise and tenon joints, miters and bevels, dovetails, dowels and biscuits, and provides detailed descriptions of fasteners, hardware, and knockdown joints. This book is the perfect companion for any woodworker interested in improving their joint-making skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785822271
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/2009
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 392,258
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Aids to Accuracy and Order
Measuring and Marking     4
Squares and Angles     6
Exact Clamping and Assembly     8
Designing Joints
The Basic Orientations of Wood Parts     10
The Elements of Joinery     13
Wood Material and Joint Design     14
Choosing a Joint     18
Glues and Gluing     20
Edge and Scarf Joints
About Edge Joints     24
Plain Butt Glue Joint     26
Splined Joint     29
Tongue and Groove     31
About Scarf Joints     33
End-to-End Scarf     34
Edge-to-Edge Scarf     36
Squint-Butted Scarf     38
Lapped and Housed Joints
About Lap Joints     40
Shop-made Aids to Waking Lap Joints     43
End Lap     45
Center Lap     48
Angled T-Lap     51
Jigged Edge Lap     53
Box Joint on the Table Saw     55
About Housed Joints     58
Full Housing by Hand     60
Full Housing on the Table saw     62
Routed Housed Rabbet     64
Stop-Routed Housed Rabbet     66
Mortise-and-Tenon
About theMortise-and-Tenon     68
Choosing and Using Mortise and Tenon     72
Basic Mortise-and-Tenon     76
Open Slot Mortise on a Radial-Arm Saw     80
Through Mortise by Hand     82
Angled Mortise and Tenon     84
Through Wedged Tenon     87
Draw-Bored Tenon     89
Angled Tenon and Shoulder     91
Slip, or Loose, Tenon     93
Haunched Tenon     96
Sloped Haunched Tenon     98
Mortise-and-Tenon with Panel Groove     100
Mortise-and-Tenon for a Rabbeted Frame     102
Mortise-and-Tenon for a Mouided Frame     104
Miters and Bevels
About Miters and Beveis     106
Frame Miter by Hand     112
Feathered Miter on a Radial-Arm Saw     114
Lap Miter     116
Housed Rabbet Miter     118
Locked Miter     120
Waterfall Joint     122
Rabbet Miter     124
Compound Miter by Machine     126
Compound Miter by Hand     128
Dovetails
Choosing and Using Dovetails     130
Through Dovetail     134
Half-Blind Dovetail     138
Blind Mitered Dovetail      140
Stopped Tapered Dovetail by Hand     142
Sliding Dovetail Drawer Joint     144
Dovetail Keys     146
Butterfly Keys     148
Dovetail Splines     150
Dowels and Biscuits
About Dowels     152
Using Dowels     155
Reinforced Width Miter     158
Moulded-Edge Carcass Joint     160
Doweled Framing Joint     162
About Biscuit Joinery     164
Flush Framing Joint     166
Biscuited T Orientation     168
Offset L Joint     170
Fasteners, Hardware, and Knockdown Joints
Using Wood Screws     172
Assembly Fasleners, and Reinforcements     174
Keyed Tenon     178
Half-Dovetail Tenon     180
Joint Selector     182
Glossary     186
Index and Table     190
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