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Scarf Joint

Explore our comprehensive guide on scarf joints, the key solution in timber framing for extending lumber lengths. Discover various scarf joints, like the Stop-Splayed Scarf Joint with Sallied Abutments and Half Lap Scarf Joint, each providing unique structural benefits and aesthetic appeal. Ideal for carpenters, architects, and DIY enthusiasts, our detailed articles cover everything from basic techniques to advanced variations, ensuring your timber projects have both strength and style. Dive into the world of scarf joints with Timber Frame HQ.

Under squinted Half Lap Joint

Under Squinted Half Lap Joint

The beauty of the simple lap joint is the ease in cutting it, as it is merely two timbers reduced to half of their thickness where they lap over each other. This provides a face-grain-to-face-grain joint with a good amount of connecting surface.

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