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Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Finger joints

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  • Jerry Harder
    Thanks Gerald
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 30, 2013

      On 7/30/2013 1:26 PM, karincorbin wrote:

      Also known as "box joints" a common term used in the olden days which might help you in your research.

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Jerry Harder <geraldgoodwine@...> wrote:
      > I am looking for some primary documentation for finger joints. (I am
      > planning on making 10 boxes with them as they are easier then dovetails
      > (which I have no trouble finding doc for)) Any place and time would be
      > good. 16th German would be exquisite. Also looking for documentation
      > for boxes with metal reinforcement strapping. I am looking fore
      > simplicity here. I am finding lots that have excessive strapping and
      > would be very heavy. It is imperative that I reinforce, but keep weight
      > down. Again 16th German would be extra nice.

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