Frank Klausz’s ‘Secret’ Water-tight Joint

water-tight joint

Within the video excerpt under, Frank Klausz exhibits you tips on how to
make a standard boatbuilder’s joint that can maintain water
(or preserve it out, I suppose, for a ship…)

Frank Klausz reveals the household secret – tips on how to make the
watertight wood-on-wood joint for the underside of his
sharpening pond – a boatbuilder’s joint taught to him by his
grandfather. It takes a particular shop-made software…from a
materials that you simply possible have already got available. (I feel I’ve
sufficient of this specific factor to make no less than 40 of them…I
want to wash out the basement.)

The pond additionally options sliding dovetails to hitch the 4
sides – with six shoulders on every joint, even just a little slop
received’t matter, Frank says; what little water may get in will
swell the joint sufficient to tighten it up.

For 7+ hours of knowledgeable (and enjoyable!) instruction from Frank, get
“Joinery Master Class” video

— Megan

PWM Shop Blog, Woodworking Blogs


Megan Fitzpatrick

About Megan Fitzpatrick

Megan is the editor and content material director of Widespread
Woodworking Journal. She prefers utilizing hand instruments as a result of
they not often make loud noises. Except they fall off the bench.

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