Joinery terms

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Below are some terms used in joinery.

Parts of joints[edit]

When material is removed to create a joint, the resulting surfaces have the following names:

  • Cheek - the flat surface parallel to the face of the joint member which exposes long grain.
  • Shoulder - the surface perpendicular to the face or edge of the joint member which exposes end grain.