: THE DOVETAIL JOINT
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.