Patios

Dovetail

A dovetail is a mortise and tenon joint employed in carpentry to join two pieces of wood. The alternating projections and recesses are fanned and fit together, and the outcome looks similar to a dove’s tail. Dovetail joinery has been utilized since early times and is the most powerful of all joints. MAK Design + Build Inc.. Dovetail joints are typically found in drawer structure. They are a sign of pieces nicely constructed with solid wood versus chipboard. MN Builders The advantages of this counter are linked with dovetails that were appealing. Whitten Architects Quite similar to a dovetail joint is a box combined, differing only in that the projections and recesses are square and not fanned. John Senhauser Architects The corners of this contemporary home have enormous tails and pins, which are the alternating projections of a dovetail joint. LLC, Clark & Zook Architects This log house is built…