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A new kind of end-glued joint for the hardwood industryAuthor(s): Philip A. Araman
Source: Research Note NE-156. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA method has been developed for end- and edge-gluing short pieces of high-value hardwood lumber into long panels, using a curved end joint we call SEM (Serpentine End Matching). Panels containing SEM end joints are aesthetically pleasing and are suited for exposed applications such as in finished furniture.
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CitationAraman, Philip A. 1973. A new kind of end-glued joint for the hardwood industry. Research Note NE-156. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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