Showcase joints

Figure 220:1 shows the simplest form of three-way joint for glass showcase framing, in which the horizontal frame is mitre jointed together and cut away at (X) to receive the mitred vertical member (A); the joint is then strengthened with strips of fine linen canvas (B) glued into the rebates/rabbets. Constructional details of a combined dovetail and tenon joint are also given. Figures 220:2 and 3 are dovetailed together and 220:5 shows the first layout. These two members are glued together (220:6) and then mortised for the tenoned member (220:4). Both the development of light metal sections and special cements for gluing glass panels at right angles to each other have largely done away with the necessity for these wood j oints, which are now of academic interest only.

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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