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Landscape panel

A wood Panel in which the grain runs horizontally rather than vertically.

Source: Home Craftsman 4 March-April 1935, page 172

Lap Joint

see Woodwork Joints

A method of attaching two workpieces, where half the thickness is removed from both pieces, creating a -- a Rabbet -- to form a Joint, with the same thickness as the original.

Lathe

Lathe Chuck

Lineal Foot

[under construction 3-31-09]

Having length only, pertaining to a line one foot long, as distinguished from a square foot or cubic foot or Board Foot. See also Measurement.

Lineshaft Drives

Link Belt

This example of a Link Belt, [image needed] comes from the Woodcraft website

Left-Tilting Blade

See Right-Tilting Blade.

Leisure

Sources:

Linenfold

[good account and diagrams in blackburn 1997]

Lock-Miter Joint

Profile common in Shaper Cutters and Router Bits.

Loose Tenon

[temp -- cross ref will take readers to Mortise and Tenon eventually] both parts of the workpieces to be joined are Mortised with a separate tenon to hold them together. Differs from a traditional mortise and tenon which has the tenon as an integral part of the end grain part of the Mortise and Tenon joint. See Floating Tenon.

Lumber Grading