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Chippy Joints Quiz

No, nothing to do with Fish ‘n Chips, this is about the Carpenter connecting pieces of wood. Can you identify the joint names? (Moderate) 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

What joint is often used for integral shelves or joining planks side to side when cladding sheds?

  • Full
  • Tongue and Groove
  • Side Joint
  • Channel

Question 2 Photo

Which precision joint is used to give strength to drawer corners and the like?

  • Pigeontail
  • Hawktail
  • Swallowtail
  • Dovetail

Question 3 Photo

Not quite as strong as the Dovetail, what joint might be used for crate and cabinet corners?

  • Box
  • Carton
  • Grapple
  • Chest

Question 4 Photo

What joint connects two pieces of wood, of the same thickness, by cutting halfway into both pieces and then overlapping them?

  • Overlap
  • Full Lap
  • Half Lap
  • Quarter Lap

Question 5 Photo

Similar to a ‘Half Lap’, what is this joint that also has angles cut to make joints at corners?

  • Half Lap Angle
  • Half Lap Corner
  • Half Lap Apex
  • Half Lap Mitre

Question 6 Photo

What colloquial term is used by carpenters to describe a rebate as in this Half Rebated joint?

  • Groovy
  • Rabbit
  • Tungy
  • Slip

Question 7 Photo

What is this very strong joint often used in the construction of supporting frameworks?

  • Hole and Blade
  • Hole and Peg
  • Mortice and Tenon
  • Slot and Tongue

Question 8 Photo

Also used for frameworks, what is this joint in which one piece of timber straddles the other?

  • Bridle
  • Halter
  • Bit
  • Girth

Question 9 Photo

What type of joint is used to join two pieces of timber end to end?

  • Bridle Wrap
  • Bridle Scarf
  • Bridle Stole
  • Bridle Cape

Question 10 Photo

What is this very strong, interlocking joint also used to connect timbers end to end?

  • Interlocking Scarf
  • Laminated Scarf
  • Fingered Scarf
  • Bladed Scarf