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Half-lap miter joint combines the looks of a miter with the strength of a half-lap joint. How to cut the joint using a router and a template.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1988 (v.4#2) pg. 43
Correction AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.4#3) pg. 5

Unusual woodworking joints. (1) Sunrise dovetail. (2) Radial dovetail (cutting instructions included). (3) Tail within a tail dovetail. (4) Double dovetail half-lap. (5) Angled-shoulder mortise and tenon. (6) Fox-wedged mortise and tenon. (7) Three-way mitered showcase joint. (8) Three-way mortise and tenon. (9) Double-bridle miter. (10) Dovetail-spline miter. (11) Dovetailed slip-tenoned miter.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #21 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 27

Mastering the art of wood joinery. Part 2. Preparation and cutting of miters, rabbets, cross-laps and dovetails.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #90 Feb 1966 (v.16#1) pg. 46

Joint-cutting box. A simple box built from plywood or MDF is used to cut tenons, lap joints, rabbets and other joints on the end of boards using a table saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 16

Router jigs for cutting half-lap bird's-mouth joints. Included in an article on a stone-and-wood country house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 66

Variation on the lap joint allows three members to be joined at the same point.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 16

Wedged half-lap joint is designed to replace the tusk-tenon joint traditionally used in loom construction.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 16

How to adjust the height of your table saw blade to cut "perfect" half-lap joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 10

Fast and simple method to make half-lap cabinet face frames entirely on the table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #137 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 14

Easy wood joints and how to make them without power tools. Covers butt joints, miter joints, lap joints, rabbet joints, dados, and mortise-and-tenon joints.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 69

Making half-lap joints.
HOME MECHANIX #747 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.86) pg. 24

Making edge-lap joints. Includes instructions for making a wine rack featuring angled plywood dividers assembled with edge-lap joints.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 22

Short course in wood joinery. Covers (1) common mortise and tenon joints, (2) drawer corner joints, (3) wedged mortise and tenon joints, (4) box joints, (5) concealed and regular lap joints, (6) lock joints. Plans for a tenoning jig included.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1972 (v.137#4) pg. 156

Twenty eight ways to make strong wood joints. Includes the following styles of joints: lap, tenon, dowel, butt, dovetail, glue-block, splined, rabbet, and cogged. Several versions of each may be illustrated.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1974 (v.142#2) pg. 130

How to master fine wood joinery. Part 2. Dowel joints and lap joints.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1981 (v.156#6) pg. 108

Cutting and assembling lap joints (end lap, cross lap, mitered lap) and bridle joints.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1994 (v.171#3) pg. 77

Tip on cutting half-lap joints using a portable circular saw and chisel.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #824 Apr 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

Simple jig to locate the exact center of board edge when cutting a half-lap joint.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 92

Tried-and-true joinery of yesteryear. Diagrams for making (1) fox wedge, (2) hammer-head joint, (3) strong-oblique halving joint, (4) double-dovetail halving joint, (5) tapered-and-stopped dovetail housing joint, and (6) halved-and-splayed scarf joint.
WOOD MAGAZINE #85 Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 78

Half-lap joints. Plenty strong and easy to make.
WOOD MAGAZINE #90 Sep 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 58

Tip: How to set your table saw for cutting half-lap joints without measuring.
WOODSMITH #1 Jan 1979 pg. 8

How to cut half lap joints using either the multiple-pass method or the two-cut method.
WOODSMITH #27 May-Jun 1983 pg. 22

Fine adjustment stop block for cutting lap joints on a table saw.
WOODSMITH #57 Jun 1988 pg. 3

Tip on cutting dadoes or lap joint on work pieces that are the finished sized, not oversized.
WOODSMITH #57 Jun 1988 pg. 23

Half lap joinery. (1) Multiple pass method for cutting laps. (2) Cutting laps with a tenon jig. (3) Building a tenon cutting jig for a table saw which rides on the rip fence.
WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 20
Added Info WOODSMITH #67 Feb 1990 pg. 4

Improved jig for cutting tenons and half lap joints on a table saw. It uses plastic glides to slide easily along the rip fence and is wider to improve stability.
WOODSMITH #72 Dec 1990 pg. 5

Router jig for cutting half laps and rabbets.
WOODSMITH #80 Apr 1992 pg. 17

Sturdy lattice work is made using edge lap joints. Edge lap joints are also used in fabricating grids (dividers) to fit a given opening (such as a drawer).
WOODSMITH #93 Jun 1994 (v.16) pg. 16

Cutting half-laps on a table saw or router table.
WOODSMITH #115 Feb 1998 (v.20) pg. 12

Simple sliding jig which fits over the fence on a table saw is useful when making lap-joints, grooves, sliding dovetails, dadoes, and tenons.
WOODWORK #20 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 18

Theme and variations on the "halving" joint (lap joint).
WOODWORKER #1078 Sep 1983 (v.87) pg. 553

The halving joint (lap joint). Several different styles are illustrated.
WOODWORKER #1101 Aug 1985 (v.89) pg. 608
Correction WOODWORKER #1103 Oct 1985 (v.89) pg. 797

Dovetail halving joint. How to cut and use this joint.
WOODWORKER #1101 Aug 1985 (v.89) pg. 610

Versatile jig for a table saw is used to cut tenon cheeks, half-lap, bridle, and splined miter joints.
WOODWORKER Jan 1992 (v.96#1) pg. 80

Jig for cutting half-lap joints using a portable circular saw.
WOODWORKER Jun 1994 (v.98#6) pg. 89

How to cut and use various styles of lap joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 3

The beginning woodworker. Lap joints. How to make and use several styles of lap joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 10

Jig for locating and cutting half-lap joints of the type found in latticework. Use jig with table or radial arm saws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 38

The beginning woodworker. Making mitered corner lap joints. Both handtool and table saw methods.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 20

How to use a table saw to make six common cabinet cuts: (1) cope cuts, (2) mitering, (3) box joints, (4) taper cuts, (5) half-lap joints and tenons with true shoulders, and (6) cutting duplicates from a long strip.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1971 (v.27#1) pg. 31

Diagram shows how to make a keyed lap splice.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1972 (v.28#6) pg. 46