Graphical Construction Glossary >> Woodwork. >> Joints >> Tongue And Groove Joint
On the right are four versions on the theme of T&G joints as they are sometimes called. They are not by any means all of them of course/
Above is a detail from my flooring page.
At the right is a photo of End Matchedfloor boards. That is the ends also have T&G joints. This is a great material and time saving technique. No long have floor boards to be jointed on top of floor joists, with the attendant waste of material and labour.
End matching has been a boon to the timber mills also because they can use ever shorter lengths of timber and so fully utilise our dwindling timber resources.
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