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5/09/2017

Dovetail Joints

Joints are tested for strength, durability and aesthetics for the bespoke pieces we make.  Quality of craftsmanship is key.

Noted for its resistance to being pulled apart (tensile strength), the dovetail joint is commonly used to join the sides of a drawer to the front.  A series of pins cut to extend from the end of one board interlock with a series of tails cut into the end of another board.  The pins and tails have a trapezoidal shape.

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