What is the best way to assemble hand crafted wooden furniture without screws or nails?

by | Jul 28, 2017 | DIY Furniture, Furniture Construction, Furniture FAQs | 0 comments

There are many different joinery techniques. Although most recommend some type of screw or nail for additional strength there are some that will work without them.

Two of the most common would be Mortise & Tenon joints and Dovetail joints. There are many different variations of these types of joinery.

If you do not want to use unsightly screws, nails or staples you may still want to consider using dowels for added strength.

One good source of information for various types of joinery would be Wood joints, [Joining wood, Dove tails, rebates, mitres

There are many other sources also available.

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Jeff Frank

Jeff Frank

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Jeff Frank is a 45 year  furniture industry veteran. He created this blog to provide detailed facts, inside information & advice for furniture shoppers. 




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