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- another term for lap joint
- ‘The door is made with simple but strong half-lap joints, using just a few basic hand tools and a circular saw.’
- ‘Although there are several ways to cut a half-lap, here's how to quickly mill one using nothing more than a portable circular saw and a chisel.’
- ‘They are joined with half-lap joints or blind mortise and tenon joints.’
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