Things to Know About Dovetail Joints
by Team BuildMyplace on Jun 15, 2023
Nowadays, dovetail drawers have become one of the most important cabinet features. If you use kitchen cabinets regularly, then you must agree that the cabinet drawers are open and shut nearly 10-15 times when the kitchen is busy. This makes quite the number in a cabinet’s lifetime. This is why a drawer must be extremely tough to bear wear and tear easily. The kitchen cabinet drawers need a sturdy joint. This is why dovetail drawers are considered. Dovetail joints are supposedly stronger than ordinary drawers. Therefore, one must pick for dovetail option in the kitchen cabinet drawer box to make the cabinet construction long-lasting.
About Dovetail Joints
If your cabinet has dovetail joints, that does not necessarily mean that the kitchen cabinets are of good quality. Making dovetail joints is complicated, no matter how durable they are. To construct a dovetail joint, one must pay serious attention and require excellent skills.
Using Dovetail Joints in Assembled Cabinets
In assembled cabinets, the dovetail joint is pre-fixed by the manufacturer. This ensures that the cabinet construction is pretty durable to withstand wear and tear. Then, before sanding the drawer, the manufacturer ensures to smoothen the dovetail joints and assemble the drawer box. Post that, he applies the finishing and coating layers. Doing so makes the joint look attractive when the customer uses it.