butt joint

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

A dowel-reinforced butt joint

Noun[edit]

butt joint ‎(plural butt joints)

  1. (construction, woodworking) A joint formed by adjacent, separate section of material, such as where two neighboring pieces of insulation abut.
    • 1990, Byron W. Maguire, Cabinetmaking: From Design to Finish, Carlsbad, CA: Craftsman, page 234:
      Using the lap joint in any of its applications provides strength in a cabinet where a butt joint would or could be used.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]