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 wind had sprung up out of the north-west; it was cruel keen, it dried him like a fire, and racked his finger-joints.
The veins of this leaf in the decorations over your head, were his finger-joints, a hundred and fifty years ago.
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.
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.
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.
The male-female is a less common joint and it is supposed to be used in cases where the finger-joint will be molded or shaped on both sides.
Simulating finger-joint performance based on localized constituent lumber properties.
Between 1994 and 1997, the company's softwood finger-joint moulding shipments into the U.
The high strength required for the usual finger-joint in glulam depends on strict quality control during production (13).
Some firms traveled overseas to develop supply contracts with plantation pine lumber producers to obtain feedstock (clear lumber, finger-joint blocks, finger-joint blanks) for their U.