- All About Dowels and Biscuits
- Woodworking Joints with Power Tools
Tips and tricks for cutting woodworking joints with machines
- Make Your Own Dowels
Pegged mortise-and-tenons are a staple of Arts and Crafts furniture, and since Michael Pekovich loves the style, he pegs a lot of joints. Store-bought dowels are ...
- Fine Furniture with Biscuit Joints
Are you biased against biscuits? It might be time to take another look. Michael Fortune has, and he's learned that they are great for joining the rails and stiles ...
- Make Strong, Simple Joints with Dowels
The lowly dowel joint may be the most undervalued, underused joint in woodworking. It owes that reputation to decades of bad, factory-made furniture. But done right, ...
- Q & A: Sand Biscuit Joints After 24 Hours
- Q & A: Strengthen Cope-and-Stick Joints with Dowels
- Biscuit-Joint Basics
It will never match the beauty of a dovetail or the strength of a mortise-and-tenon, but for speed, accuracy, and ease of use, it’s hard to beat the biscuit joint.Biscuit ...
- Video: Pinning a Mortise and Tenon Joint
A simple jig helps locate and drill holes for pinned joinery
- Video: Accurate Biscuit Joints
Master the biscuit joiner and produce accurate joints with a few simple techniques and accessories
- Video: Making Hardwood Dowels
Choose your own lumber and diameter to produce custom dowels for pinning small joints
- Biscuit Basics
Rabbet and dado joints are tried-and-true, but once the author discovered the benefits of biscuit joinery, he was hooked. Tony O'Malley explains how to use a biscuit ...
- Testing Joints to the Breaking Point
Using the laboratory at the Wood Science and Technology Center of the University of New Brunswick, Bruce Gray tested joints and talked to experts about why joints ...
- Build a Houseful of Doors
John Lively of Fine Woodworking explains how to make and hang a door in a weekend or two. He also tells how to build a door to fit exactly into an existing opening. ...
- The Dowel Joint
If good dowel joints aren’t the oldest joints ever made, loose ones must be, writes R. Bruce Hoadley. He studied dowel joints to find out why they fail and to discover ...