Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Finger joints
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.