Casework Joinery Reference Graphic
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I had to duck under a retired diving flag that indicated a low beam under the oldest part of what is now our 140-year-old farmhouse, as I followed the seller during a walk-through.Lit by a couple of buzzing fluorescent fixtures, he showed me the remains of his workshop that he had mostly given away in preparing the house for sale.
What was left was a wall of fasteners - old coffee cans of nails and screws that clearly had a storied past.It appeared that many were original to the house, their gorgeous patina and form made that obvious, and some were purchased new for everyday tasks.
I quickly told him that I was OK with inheriting this trove.I must admit, my background in manufacturing and DIY never left me wondering if there were ways of making two pieces of wood stick together without a fastener of some sort.
A 5-pound bucket of drywall screws would have been all I needed for a lifetime of 'woodworking.' Little did I know there was a world of joinery patiently waiting for me to put down the impact driver and pick up the marking gauge.
Below is a fun chart I discovered in one of...