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Assemblage, tennonage droit

A dovetail or finger joint is a wood joint where the front sides of two boards are joined with the help of interlocking fingers). A dovetail joint is very stable and looks good at the same time. Depending on the shape and type of the dovetail joints, they are called finger joints or concealed finger joints. Dovetails can be made manually one by one or with a special template (dovetail jig) and a router.