Fight Physics With Lapped Dovetails
Fight physics with lapped dovetails is article about Uncategorized bookmarked by jonathan with ID 13262192072 was uploaded on 29-03-2019 and has been viewed 95,491 times.
For a lot of woodworkers just getting acquainted with the intricacies of dovetail joinery, the idea of using a lapped dovetail to join the top rail of a carcase or table to the adjoining leg seems like overkill.
Why not just use the tried-and-true mortise-and-tenon? A recent Q&A in Fine Woodworking magazine highlighted this very topic, and it's worth some thought.A mortise-and-tenon might last you a decade, but a dovetail will likely last you a lifetime...