T he halved joint is frequently known as half-lapping, and sometimes as checking and half-checking. In the majority of cases it is made by halving the two pieces, i.e., by cutting half the depth of the wood away. There are, however, exceptions ... Read more of The Halved Joint at Wood Workings.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Dead Shopman
Swooning, or slight mental mistiness, is not very unusu...

The Apparition Of Mrs Veal
This relation is matter of fact, and attended ...

Farm House 7 Farm Cottages
Altogether too little attention has been paid in our co...

Teig O'kane And The Corpse
There was once a grown-up lad in the County Leit...

The Gardener's Ghost
Perhaps the latest ghost in a court of justice (except ...

Dream Of Mr Perceval's Murder
"SUNDHILL, December, 1832. "[Some account of a dream...

By The Shrine Of Saint Cuthbert
The bells were ringing to evensong in the great cathe...

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Banners yellow, glorious, golden, On its roo...

Cheese Dairy House
This building is one and a half stories high, with a br...

H P Scary
The river Vezere leaps to life among the granite of t...





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An Arrest
Having murdered his brother-in-law, Orrin Brower of Kentucky was a fugitive from justice. From the county jail where he had been confined to await his trial he had escaped by knocking down his jailer with an iron bar, robbing him...

A Man With Two Lives
Here is the queer story of David William Duck, related by himself. Duck is an old man living in Aurora, Illinois, where he is universally respected. He is commonly known, however, as "Dead Duck." "In the autumn of 1866 I was a...

Three And One Are One
In the year 1861 Barr Lassiter, a young man of twenty-two, lived with his parents and an elder sister near Carthage, Tennessee. The family were in somewhat humble circumstances, subsisting by cultivation of a small and not very f...

A Baffled Ambuscade
Connecting Readyville and Woodbury was a good, hard turnpike nine or ten miles long. Readyville was an outpost of the Federal army at Murfreesboro; Woodbury had the same relation to the Confederate army at Tullahoma. For months ...