Carcass assembly with knockdown fittings

KU and KD fittings are described in Chapter 31 p. 291, and 175:1-4 shows a typical particle board wardrobe construction employing these fittings. In practice, these provide rigid fixtures; while any looseness which might develop in use can always be corrected with a screwdriver. They can be used for some solid wood carcass-work, and in fact table shrinkage plates, table brace plates and detachable leg fittings are knock-down fittings in the true sense, but the usual run of KD carcass fittings call for dimensionally stable materials.

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