Three Ways To Join The Frame

Lighter cabinet doors, especially those with glued-in plywood panels, may be joined with biscuits or dowels.

For a more sound connection, use a mortise-and-tenon joint. A haunched tenon increases the joint's resistance to twist.

Mortise And Groove

Biscuit joint

Dowel joint

Biscuit joint

Dowel joint

Mortise and tenon too narrow for a groove or rabbet.

Applied bolection molding

Face-mounted panels are used when frame members are

Integral groove Rabbet with applied molding

Face-mounted panel

Ways Join Two Bookcases

Proud front panel

Flat panel Flush panel

Entry-door panels often are raised on both sides.

Fielded and raised panel

Proud front panel

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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