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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How to use bridle joint in a sentence
A bridle joint is often defined as the reverse of a mortise and tenon, and is chiefly used in the carpentry and joinery trades.
The bridle joint is chiefly used for connecting the internal parts of wooden frames.
Fig. 74 is a "Mitred bridle joint," the part a showing the upright portion separated.
The shaped rail at the bottom of this frame again shows the application of the bridle joint.
Fig. 76 shows an "Oblique bridle joint," used in many instances as a brace, or strut, to prevent framing from racking.