At is shown a type of blind lap-dovetailing. This makes a good, sound joint, but it has the disadvantage of showing a small portion of the timber of the front rail end-way of the grain. Joints of this kind are used for cornices, boxes, etc., and also for painted furniture.
Fig. 285.—Blind Lap-Dovetailing.
Fig. 286.—Housed and Mitred Dovetail.
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