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BS 1186-2:1988

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Timber for and workmanship in joinery Specification for workmanship

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Language(s)

English

Published date

31-05-1988

Foreword
Committees responsible
Specification
0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Moisture content
4 Joints permitting movement
5 Adhesives for all framed glued joints, finger joints
    and laminated timber
6 Fixed joints
7 Edge to edge jointed timber
8 Laminated timber
9 Finger jointed timber
10 Adhesives
Appendices
A Guidance on machined surfaces and their treatment
B Guidance on timber movement
C Method of test for the assessment of finger joint
    strength
Tables
1 Guide to the efficiency in bending of some softwood
    finger jointed profiles
2 Number of jointed specimens to be taken from each
    production batch
3 Recording of failure loads for unjointed timber
Figures
1 Typical hand cut, lapped dovetail joint
2 Typical machine cut, lapped dovetail joint
3 Through dovetail joint
4 Secret dovetail joint
5 Restrictions on knots
6 Plain-sawn timber (tangential)
7 Quarter-sawn timber (radial)
8 Illustration of three-point and four-point loading
9 Three-point loading test
10 Four-point loading test

Requirements for the fit of parts in various details of joinery.

This Part of BS 1186 specifies requirements for the fit of parts in various details of joinery, and indicates a degree of care to be exercised in the forming of joints and the application of adhesives.

The suitability and selection of joints for specific applications are not included in this Part of BS 1186.

This Part of BS 1186 does not apply to wood trim.

Guidance on machined surfaces and their treatment and on timber movement are given in Appendix A and Appendix B respectively. Methods of test for the assessment of finger joint strength are given in Appendix C.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this Part of BS 1186 are listed on the inside back cover.

Committee
B/543
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 1186-2(1971) and 86/13650 DC. (06/2004) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, March 2013. (03/2013)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
16
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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