finger joint

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finger joint

An end joint made up of several meshing fingers of wood made with a machine and glued together. See also: Joint

finger joint

finger joint
A heading joint having interlaced, finger-like projections on the ends of the joined members.
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A blighted leper--was Daughtry's thought as his quick eyes leapt from hands to feet in quest of missing toe- and finger-joints.
said Nicholas, suddenly breaking off, as his companion, after throwing himself into a variety of uncouth attitudes, thrust his hands under the stool, and cracked his finger-joints as if he were snapping all the bones in his hands.
The veins of this leaf in the decorations over your head, were his finger-joints, a hundred and fifty years ago.
A wind had sprung up out of the north-west; it was cruel keen, it dried him like a fire, and racked his finger-joints.
For whereas, on the one hand, he has no attendant to slap him soundingly and require him in gruff accents to come up and come over, still, on the other hand, he has no attendant at all; and the mild gentleman's finger-joints and other joints working rustily in the morning, he could deem it agreeable even to be tied up by the countenance at his chamber-door, so he were there skilfully rubbed down and slushed and sluiced and polished and clothed, while himself taking merely a passive part in these trying transactions.
Diggs, who had attended the auction, remembered who had bought the lots, and came to their study soon after, and sat silent for some time, cracking his great red finger-joints.
The Gilman Companies are comprised of six sawmills and a finger-joint mill in Florida and Georgia as well as an administrative office in St.
Therefore, the logarithm of base 10 of the knot length was chosen as a predictor for the finger-joint chipping risk.
With multiple miniature OLE sensors placed on the back of all fingers, the finger-joint movements can be captured accurately.
Struggling forest products giant Tembec is receiving an $8 million loan from Queen's Park to finish construction of a Kirkland Lake finger-joint lumber mill.
The first-ever finger-joint transplant using a complete joint manufactured by a biotechnology company has been performed in Germany.
That is why Tembec is hoping to move forward with a plan to switch its Kenogami mill from a regular sawmill to a finger-joint mill.