Rebatedrabbeted or mitre box corner dovetail joints

Small boxes, trays, etc. are often rebated/ rabbeted for a lid (157:1 A) and if through dovetailed in the normal way may show a small gap on one piece at the end of the rebate; the half pin is, therefore, laid out below the rebate, and the shoulder of the pin piece brought forward to close the gap. Figure 157:2 is an alternative form where the gap is sealed by the tail piece. If the top of the box or frame shows a mitred edge (157:3) the top pin is not cut through at X, and if the sides are rebated then the depth of the mitre should equal that of the rebate.

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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