interlocking joint

interlocking joint

A form of joggle in which a protrusion on one member complements a slot or routed groove in another; a joint formed between sheet-metal parts by joining their preformed edges to provide a continuous locked piece. See also: Joint

interlocking joint

1. A form of joggle in which a rib or other protrusion on one stone complements a routed groove or slot on another; prevents relative displacement.
2. A joint formed between sheet-metal parts by engaging their edges which have been preformed to provide a continuous locked splice.
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The tight fitting double tongue and groove interlocking joint designs create a weather- and airtigh environment, eliminating vapor drive and thermal bridging.
For safety, the seat is made in two parts, with a back board, routered round the edges to takes away any sharp edges, and again attached using half checking and interlocking joints, then glued in place.
The rocking horse is assembled a bit like a 3D jigsaw, with interlocking joints on each piece.
Scientists think stone-age workmen used only hand tools to smooth these huge stones and hammer interlocking joints to keep them connected to one another.
By the same token, the elaborate interlocking joints at roof corners, made without nails or pegs, became the points of greatest architectural elaboration, with carved and highly coloured brackets in the case of temples.
Featuring patented Uniclic tongue-and-groove interlocking joints and built-in grout, Cliks is a modern, easy-to-install locking floor tile that simply clicks together.
plastic mold with thumbscrews and interlocking joints to provide a virtually watertight mold.
The range has been constructed using complex interlocking joints, which ensure that the baths and basins are leak proof.