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dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl),
A widened portion of a cavity preparation usually established to increase the retention and resistance form.

dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl)
Widened portion of cavity preparation usually established to increase retention and resistance form.
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This study was carried out to determine the impacts of dovetail angle for dovetail joints on the diagonal compression strength of box-type furniture corner joints, prepared in different woods, with different dovetail angles, and with different adhesives.
I will argue that the term is neither fully Kirznerian nor fully in the spirit of K-B but preserves something of each--implicitly a "looser" concept of coordination than Kirzner's dovetail joints, but a more economically focused and potentially non-normative concept than that of K-B.
Resting on a stone footing it was constructed using square timbers held together with dovetail joints, the cracks between filled with mud and grass chinking to provide a warm, sound structure.
Advocaat watched every minute of each one and it was then that Wilson was, unwittingly, spared from a life of MDF and dovetail joints.
Grabill Cabinet Company of Grabill, Indiana, works pride into its dovetail joints on hand-selected walnut stock.
Bobby, who founded Middlesbrough arts organisation Dovetail Joints, said: "I've been keen to do a show with Phil for a long time.
I even attempted proper dovetail joints to hold the wooden frame together.
"Silently closing drawers and all-metal brackets that ensure longevity of use are just a few examples of the amazing quality of the product," adds Lynne, explaining that classic craftsmanship with tongue-in-groove and dovetail joints brace the gap between modern advances in technology and traditional carpentry offering customers the best of both worlds.
The arches and beams were connected using lapped dovetail joints. Pressure-treated southern yellow pine decking boards were used for the deck and fastened with pressure-treated pegs and glue.
Cupboards have tiny real hinges, drawers with dovetail joints, porcelain is fired and glazed, glass is blown and some of the the tiny musical instruments are capable of producing notes.
I was drinking three bottles of Cuprinol a day, smoking Dovetail joints and snorting Angel Sawdust.