This Invisible Joint Is Making Ikea’s Furniture Stronger And Easier To Build

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Pro tip: You can often tell how long a piece of furniture will last based on how it’s put together. See any traditional Japanese joinery techniques? There’s a good chance that piece will outlast you. Flimsier connection methods—like the simple and inexpensive screws and pegs of which Ikea is fond—might not survive your next move.

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