Reproduction of machine made dovetail joints

dovetail-jointsAn interesting fact that many people would not know.

Dovetail joints, named due to their resemblance to the bird’s tail.

The drawing below shows joints that are machine made found in vintage/modern furniture. If dovetail joints are on antique furniture they would not be so precise and a lot thinner. This is one method of identifying antique furniture.

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Joy Cowley-Smith October 7, 2016

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