Pocket Hole Joinery Here S How I Do It
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Pocket joinery has been around a long time, and still to this day you find woodworkers on both sides of the aisle, as far as considering it a real woodworking joinery technique.I feel like it really comes down to the individual and their own personal preference on whether or not it's ok to use metal in woodworking (like screws, brads, fasteners, etc…) There have been tests done on various types of joints, and as far as strength goes, pocket joints (if done properly) are very strong.
They don't offer the same strength as say a mortise and tenon joint, but still very strong nonetheless.That's all fine and great, but is joint strength really the only thing that matters? The simple answer is no.
While for most applications, sufficient strength is there when using pocket joinery.But really it comes down to practicality, available tools and skills, and again - personal preference on using metal with wood.
Especially if the joint can be done in discreet locations, or maybe even plugged to give it a decorative touch.However, on the flip side, if you don't really like using metal in your projects, or if you think pocket holes are really *gly (this is...