Text Resize

  • -A
  • +A
  • Your rating: None (1 vote)

    Joinery Basics





    Joinery is one of the most essential elements of woodworking and furniture making. Almost everything you build from wood will require parts to be joined in one way or another. In this video we demonstrate the variety of techniques available to beginner woodworkers from screws to specialized woodworking joints.

    One of the simplest joinery techniques is the butt joint, in which the end of one board is glued to the face or edge of another board. This isn't a very strong joint so we'll show you several ways to reinforce an edge joint with screws or another kind of mechanical fastener known as a biscuit.

    One step up from edge joints are the variety of joinery techniques where sections of wood are cut away in one board to accept the end of a joining board. They include the rabbet joint, the dado joint, and the groove.

    We'll also introduce you to some specialized router bits that can cut joinery, such as the cope-and-stick router bits used for building frame and panel doors. Finally, we review some of the more traditional woodworking joints including the dovetail and mortise and tenon, and walk through the many variations of these classic joinery techniques.

     

    StartWoodworking.com use only


    StartWoodworking

    Comments

    Comment viewing options

    Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
    18pv2zh
    18pv2zh 18pv2zh writes:

    Your mode of telling all in this paragraph is genuinely pleasant, all be capable of without difficulty understand it, Thanks a lot. jeanneau

    peniamh
    Niamh Peck writes:

    Thanks for sharing this video, it's really great. I have learned some knowledge about joinery basics. transparent vinyl

    Login or register to post comments