WOOD JOINERY – The Dovetail

There are many techniques to joining wood.  Over the years, some techniques such as the dovetail joint have developed a reputation for quality and durability.  The dovetail joint is often used where strength is needed to join to pieces of wood coming together at a 90 degree angle such as a drawer, cabinet or box.  This joint provides an finger like overlapping of the two pieces of wood creating a strong esthetically pleasing wood joint. 

Midwest Log Furniture uses dovetail joints on its drawers to create a strong drawer that will last.