Spline Joints

A spline is a strip of wood, plywood, or other material (such as Masonite), inserted into matching grooves or plows, along the edges of two boards. The purpose is to reinforce and align the edges. A spline can be used as a substitute for the tongue and
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    by Mario Rodriguez

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    by Steven Cook

    Steven Cook explains what a spline joint is and how it saves production time and money. He discusses the right equipment to use, how to make splines, and how to ...

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    by Tage Frid

    Dovetails are difficult for the beginner, and after helping students over the years fix their mistakes, Tage Frid realized you could outline the whole joint with ...

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    by Tage Frid

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