08 Mar. 1979|
Woodworking joints without nails,reclaimed lumber projects,blueprints houses modern - For Outdoors
They are used anywhere you want to keep a board from twisting or to make a stronger joint that will hold more weight.Pic 9-D-Dowel JointDowels of various sizes can be used to connect boards side to side to create counter tops, wider shelves, and chair or stool seats. This instructable details the techniques and tools I have successfully used over the years to do this.So, rather than just showing a single project, I will demonstrate a system of fairly simple woodworking joints that you can use to create your own wood projects. Best of all, all the projects featured here can be entirely made with hand tools (although power tools will make it go faster and easier).Woodworking without metal or glue is of course nothing new. Nails and screws hold the wood fast, allowing little movement which eventually cracks the wood around the metal fastener.
The movement of the wood, moisture, and the deterioration of glue will eventually loosen any glued wood joint.4-When done properly, projects made entirely of wood, can last as long as the wood, which can be more than a thousand years. If you want to build for your children and grandchildren and beyond--you might try using wood-only joinery.Below are a few example of things I have made without glue or metal. I smiled the entire way through it at the simplicity of the art joinery used.sallyab3 years agoReplyLove it.
I have been sitting staring at the back of an Anatolian cupboard, which must become a second front (the real front is beautifully (and primitively) carved and finally see how I can add doors without being invasive.
If I have to take off a lot of wood to flatten or flush up joints I first use a belt sander with 80 grit going more or less with the grain.