Were back at it again! This is joint no. 2 for our series Project Mayhem. As always, if you’re reading this feel free to join in and we can learn together. The rules are here, but to recap a la Sebastian:
No electric tools.
Document the process.
Document the tools used.
I knew I wanted to do a scarf joint, I just didn’t realize how awesomely complicated they can get in execution. I thought the gooseneck splice was complicated, but its unfortunately one of the simpler ones, and builds on the layout and execution skills developed in the previous exercise. So here we go…
I have tried to provide some simple ratios to help proportion the joint.
This is a great joint for connecting groundsill beams together when you’re building your dreamy timber frame shop.
Gentlemen, there are seven days from today.
Finish by June 30, 2015