scarf joint


: a joint made by chamfering, halving, notching, or otherwise cutting away two pieces to correspond to each other and securing them together after overlapping (as by gluing, bolting, riveting, welding, brazing)

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“Scarf joint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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