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Glossary J

Japonisme

Jatoba:

A hardwood from Brazil (aka, Brazilian Cherry) characterized by a deep orange to flame red color. Tight grained and usually knot free, it is handsome replacement for "old growth" cherry. Dense and hard, it machines well with sharp carbide cutters.

Jig

Joinery:

(Source: Encyclopedia Britannica   1911 )

Joint:

See Woodwork Joints

Filleted Joint:

similar in appearance and function as Spline. A joint made rabbeting two workpieces where they abut (i.e., at their edges) and inserting and securing in the rabbeted groove, called a Fillet.

Source: Webster's New Dictionary 2d ed unabridged, page 947

Filleted Joint [image needed] filleted joint

Jointer