A little bit more fine tuning and this joint will be ready to go together. 7 more to go, but that's just the start of this piece. It will get a lot more complicated. Note the ruler for scale @emmajenningsartist
I decided to take out some rough pieces of wood to start practising some basic cuts that I have learnt. I called this project ‘Corners’. It was always my intention to make a frame or a box with various types of joints as a 3D textbook for myself and for future references. Please correct me if my terminologies are wrong, but I believe these are the dovetail joint, lap joint, through-dowel joint, and open through mortise and tenon joint (Bridle joint).
Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint known to mankind. While the specific provenance of the joint is unknown, I'm willing to bet the inventor wasn't a virgin. NSFWIn the thousands of years since, craftspeople have developed an almost absurd