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bridle joint

noun, Carpentry.
1.
a heading joint in which the end of one member, notched to form two parallel tenons, is fitted into two gains cut into the edges of a second member.
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  • Fig. 80 shows the application of the bridle joint to a roof truss.

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  • A bridle joint is often defined as the reverse of a mortise and tenon, and is chiefly used in the carpentry and joinery trades.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham
  • The shaped rail at the bottom of this frame again shows the application of the bridle joint.

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  • When the piece A has to have a bridle joint fitted at each end, it is customary to cut the timber about 3⁄8 in.

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  • The bridle joint is chiefly used for connecting the internal parts of wooden frames.

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  • A bridle joint is an oblique joint in which a bridle or "tongue" is left in an oblique notch cut out of one beam.

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