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How to Make a Lap Joint

When there's a piece of lumber that's too short for the project, a second piece of wood can be used to extend the length. Lap joining involves cutting two work pieces so one piece laps over the other.

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Materials

  • wood
  • wood glue
  • wood screws

Tools

  • pencil
  • ruler
  • table saw
  • drill

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