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There are a wide variety of different woodworking joints to choose from. These articles will help you to select the joinery that is best suited for your particular project, the tools you have, your skill level, and how much time you want to spend making joints.

Workshop Poster
Wood Joinery Introductory Series
Joinery Skill Builder Series
Powered Joinery



WORKSHOP POSTER
Download our handy Router Joinery Bits poster that you can put up in your workshop for practical tips on router bits.

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Router Jonery Bits
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Get More Workshop Posters

WOOD JOINERY INTRODUCTORY SERIES
These introductory articles provide you with basic information about common woodworking joints and how they are made.

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Joinery Overview
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Mortise and Tenon
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Wedged Mortise & Tenon
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Dovetails
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Lock Mitre
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Stopped Dado
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Splined End Mitre
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Finger Joint
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Drawer Lock
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Butterfly Key
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Frame & Panel
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Lap

JOINERY SKILL BUILDER SERIES
These articles provide more detailed information on some of the more widely used joinery methods.

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Mortise and Tenon
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Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
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Hand Cut Dovetails
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Hand Cut Lapped Dovetails
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Sliding Dovetails
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Decorative Dovetails with the Incra System
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Dowel Joinery: Simple, Strong and Accurate
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Mitred-Through Dovetails
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Routing Basics - Part 5: Joinery Bits

POWERED JOINERY
These articles discuss power tool and machine accessories for joinery.

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Dovetail Jigs
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Leigh R9 Plus Joinery System
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Kreg Foreman Pocket Hole Machine
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Powermatic PM-TJ Tenoning Jig
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Rockler Perfect Fit Dado Jig