Tongue

July 6th, 2017

A tongue is a reduced thickness on the edge of a board generally to slot together with a corresponding groove in an adjoining furniture component.  There are varying types used in carpentry for a variety of purposes, including angled joints, e.g. barefaced tongue, loose tongue, double tongue, or hook joint.

Also see Tongue and Groove.

 

Last Modified / Updated on: March 17, 2017 at 4:42 pm

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