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Posted on Splines for strength on a mitred jewelry box. Do I really need 'em?

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jmartel

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#1 posted 12-04-2014 05:48 PM



It doesn t take much to knock apart an unreinforced miter joint,but if you glued those bottoms in, that should be enough.

- Fred Hargis

A miter joint is 3x as strong as a butt joint. Check out the FWW test.

http://paul-flores.com/downloads/Joinery_Failure.pdf

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.


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