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How to Joint a board [duplicate]

Here's the conundrum: I have 5 3.6 meter boards I'm trying to make a long worktop bench out of and I want to glue them up side by side. This is rough construction grade spruce with loads of knots. ...
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90 degree butt Versus Pocket screws for cabinet with legs

I am building a movable narrow island / kitchen prep table out of plywood and would like to know what would be the strongest joint for it. It will be mostly supported by the cabinet box sides which ...
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How can I evenly distribute small boards of lumber to make a bigger board?

I'm not the best mathematician, so I want to run this by real woodworkers: I need a board of red oak 29 5/8"W x 16'L to make a cabinet top and then stain it. This is what I'm thinking to make the ...
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Pocket holes vs screwed butt joint

I took a woodworking course recently in which we learned the screwed butt joint technique. While it's not the prettiest, it is very fast and relatively easy to get right. It appears the pocket-hole ...
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Difference in tongue and groove router bits

Whilst looking for router bits I came across 2 different types of tongue and groove bits. Set A This set I call normal Set B are these strange ones There is only £1 difference in price, so I am ...
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Dowel vs screwed butt for strongest butt joint in moving structural frame

Hi I am reading about all the different joint types and when to use them. I am building a frame out of 2x2 lumber, joined at 90% most of the time, that will be under a lot of stress. I figured out ...
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What is it called when you use screws with a butt joint?

I always thought that this wasn't done, because the screw would likely blow out, unless it's perfectly aligned. I'm wondering if there's a name for this technique (using screws to reinforce a butt ...
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Edge joint failure - what is the cause?

I've had a few instances where my glued up panels, breadboards etc. have had gaps open up at the edges. This happens a few days or weeks after gluing. The gaps have all stopped at a certain point and ...
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How to fasten a 2x4 to a 4x4 and a floor that is 1" made of plywood

I am trying to make a gallows for Halloween. I found this on wikihow (picture here) which shows using something like a 2x4 as a brace for the 4x4 which is attached to the 4x4 and floor. I found this ...
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How to create a coped casing joint

I'm looking to replicate the below image. I originally thought this was a jack miter but I was wrong. Please help! I know I'm being needy on this task but I'm 2 weeks at this and I'm still stuck. :( ...
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Installing casing using jack miters

I'm looking to match the butt style casing installation of my old home. Standard 45 mitered casing and planning the backside has worked for me in newer homes First floor example with backband The ...
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How should I affix and refinforce these butt joints?

I'm making a shoe bench in a similar style to the Nelson Platform Bench. Not that there aren't other differences in my design but the "real thing" has mitre-joined legs. I went with a butt joint, all ...