Graphical Construction Glossary >> Woodwork. >> Joints >> Tongued Joint
Quite often a standard housing joint is not quite the one to use. Take a door jamb for example. The frame is made in a workshop, with the joggles left on. Then the site fixer cuts them of and when he fixes the jambs the joint open up. The way to stop this is to tongue the joint rather than a full width housing.
Below is the joint used in Victorian era door panelling.
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