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Scarf joint

Discussion in 'Wiki' started by Van, May 28, 2009.

  1. Van

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    A method of joining two pieces of lumber end to end, without increasing the thickness of the finished piece . One usually uses a Tapering jig on a Table Saw to accomplish this cut as Scarf joints tend to be on the order 15 - 20 degrees. Below is an image of a simple scarf joint.

    Scarf joints can also be extremely complex, involving; cogs, multi-step cuts, and even tenons depending on their application. Below is an example of a complex scarf joint with a Key or Cog.
    Last edited: May 28, 2009

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