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Old 09-12-2011, 02:51 AM
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Default Re: A new joint?

Originally Posted by scottw View Post
Looks good Peter.
You may also consider a sliding dovetail.

Scott w.
Thanks, Scott. That's an interesting idea - I hadn't thought of a sliding dovetail. The downside would be that I'd have to cut one of the pieces in two, and I think you'd end up with a much weaker joint.

The strength and rigidity of this joint comes from the mitered shoulders - they support each other in that plane. It's kind of cool-looking, too.
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