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Jig for cutting scarf joints using a router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #74 Aug 1999 pg. 16

Cut scarf joints using a smoothing plane and this simple home-made jig.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1983 (v.6#5) pg. 8

Technique for cutting 48" long scarf joints in 1/16"-thick plywood using a jointer and a simple jig.

Tip on using the cutoffs to clamp a scarf joint while the glue sets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 24

Improved V-groove for the board ends of paneling. Use a scarf joint plus a leading edge chamfer to give the appearance of a V-groove, but conceals the gap between boards better than the butt joint method.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 12

Jig for cutting scarf joints in clapboard with a handsaw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 28

Scarf joint technique that uses a biscuit to ensure correct alignment and a simple clamping method.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 28

How to execute a good scarf joint in crown molding using a biscuit joint.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 28

Use a combination of C-clamps and wooden wedges to clamp a scarf joint.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 17

Router template for cutting scarf joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Router jig to cut a scarf joint in plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 34

Table saw jig for making scarf joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 18

Tip on making both standard and hooked scarf joints.
HOME FURNITURE #5 Winter 1995 pg. 100
Correction HOME FURNITURE #6 Spring 1996 pg. 6

Scarfing it. How to make strong scarf joints in plywood.
KITPLANES Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 52

A guide to Japanese woodworking tools. Includes drawings of three joints commonly used in Japan: (1) a rabbeted oblique scarf joint, (2) a draw pin through a mortised joint and (3) a stub mortise and tenon combined with a gooseneck and lap joint.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1985 (v.6#5) pg. 96

Scarfing plywood lapstrake planks when building or repairing boat hulls.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 80

Simple-to-make "block clamp" that allows the scarfing of frames, wales, and other boat parts without removal.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 80

Scarfing secrets. The professional way to form sturdy scarf joints in solid wood and plywood.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #62 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 38

Tip on removing excess epoxy at a scarfed joint without ruining the adjacent ply surface.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #69 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 55

How to construct a scarf joint repair to a wood wing spar.
SPORT AVIATION May 1985 (v.34#5) pg. 60

Scarfing made easy. Rotary rasp, simple jig, and an air drill are combined to produce a tool for scarfing thin (1/8") plywood.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1988 (v.37#9) pg. 41

Shop built planer for cutting scarf joints in plywood (ranging in thickness from 1/16" to 3/16").
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1989 (v.38#1) pg. 60

Router jig for cutting spar (scarf) joints with a 1-in-10 to 1-in-12 slope.
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1995 (v.44#1) pg. 104

Cutting a scarf joint using a router and this shop-built jig.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1995 (v.44#3) pg. 84

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

Plank scarfer. Router jig for making nibbed scarfs in small-boat planking.
WOODENBOAT #67 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 31

"Hide-a-butt" joint treatment uses double-ended scarfed pieces, glued and fastened, that effectively transform two planks into one.
WOODENBOAT #69 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 98

Scarfs and butts. Building long boats with short plywood. Three methods to join plywood panels to make them longer.
WOODENBOAT #86 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 109
Correction WOODENBOAT #87 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 11

Jig for scarfing plywood using a router.
WOODENBOAT #106 May-Jun 1992 pg. 31
Added Info WOODENBOAT #108 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 7

Scarfing and butt block techniques to make long planks from short ones in boatbuilding.
WOODENBOAT #136 May-Jun 1997 pg. 94

Scarf joints. Complete instructions on when and how to use the scarf joint. Both single and double scarf joints studied. Includes instructions on cutting accurate tapers.
WOODWORKER #1116 Nov 1986 (v.90#11) pg. 949

Tip on joining strips of wood together into longer length using the strip joint (scarf joint).
WOODWORKER Feb 1995 (v.99#2) pg. 82