Woodworking joints can be divided into three main groups:
This type of joint is used where the required length of timber is not available, or where short lengths of timber are used to save wastage. The four main types are:
This type of joint enables narrow boards to be built up to cover large areas (floor boards, cladding, etc.), or built up to form wider boards for shelving, cabinet work, table tops, etc.
These cover a wide range. They are often termed framing joints and are used extensively by both the carpenter and joiner. The main types are:
Power driven tools are meant for providing a speedy and uniform product with even finishing. These include: