Woodwork Joints

Different Types Of Woodworking Joints

Whether your a professional woodworker or a home diy woodworker, knowing all the basic woodworking joints can really help you to create some excellent projects.

The Basic Woodwork Joints

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a) Through Hunched Mortise & TenonĀ 

b) Secret Hunched Mortise and Tenon

c) Secret Hunched Stub Mortise and Tenon

d) Corner rail to leg

e) Corner or ‘L’ bridle

f) Corner or ‘L’ dovetailed bridle

g) ‘T’ Bridle



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h) Corner halved or ‘L’ joint

i) ‘T’ Halved Joint

j) Mitered corner joint

k) Halved corner Miter Joint

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l) Butt joint

m) Square through housing

n) Stopped Housing

o) Dovetailed housing

p) Stopped or ‘lapped’ housing or ‘dado’

q) Stopped or ‘lapped’ dovetailed (single or double) housing or ‘dado’.

Joints p & q are often used vertically as a divider.

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r) Common halved ‘T’ frame dovetail

s) Common dovetail – corner joint

t) Lapped dovetail – corner joint



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