laminated joint

finger joint

finger joint
A heading joint having interlaced, finger-like projections on the ends of the joined members.
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Cross-lap laminated joint construction provides one of the simplest and most straightforward methods of constructing strong dimensionally accurate side frames from either thick or thin slats.
The mode of failure of the joints during testing is of interest because of possible weakening of the laminated joints in service owing to shrinking and swelling of the wood.