LumberJocks

Reply by luckysawdust

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Joints for corners of large box frames?

View luckysawdust's profile

luckysawdust

32 posts in 2258 days


#1 posted 01-19-2013 04:53 PM

Thank you guys! I’ve been leaning in the direction of dove-tail joints, for aesthetic reasons as well as joint strength.

I’ve never cut dovetails before – and I have a very inexpensive backsaw with which to cut them, so I’ll be doing some trial and error on spare stock before I attempt it on the frame for the table.

I was also thinking, that it might be nice to do larger pins and tails, given the scale of the table. I’m working with 1X6 pine on the sides—so would it be more appropriate to to smaller pins and tails? Either way?

Thank you, all of you, for your input, it is greatly appreciated!

- Lucky

-- β€œIn my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com