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My dovetails are always at their best if I warm up before sawing. But I’ll be honest – when I am pressed for time I have no patience to cut an entire joint, much less prep the wood for a practice set. So here are two things I do to get my sawing on track that don’t require extra material or significant time. Crosscut Your Rough Stock by Hand Even …

My dovetails are always at their best if I warm up before sawing. But I’ll be honest – when I am pressed for time I have no patience to cut an entire joint, much less prep the wood for a practice set. So here are two things I do to get my sawing on track that don’t require extra material or significant time. Crosscut Your Rough Stock by Hand Even …

Shaker Stool by Christian Becksvoort from Fine Woodworking Feb 2013

Shaker Stool by Christian Becksvoort from Fine Woodworking Feb 2013

Hand Cut Dovetails for Dummies

Hand Cut Dovetails for Dummies

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How we measure the world around us is a reflection of how our society interacts with the world. To wit: The metric system is, in my opinion, the most efficient way to gauge everything around us. And that is exactly why I dislike it so. It is a system based on base-10 efficiency and little else. If you spend any time investigating ancient measurement systems, you find that they are …

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How we measure the world around us is a reflection of how our society interacts with the world. To wit: The metric system is, in my opinion, the most efficient way to gauge everything around us. And that is exactly why I dislike it so. It is a system based on base-10 efficiency and little else. If you spend any time investigating ancient measurement systems, you find that they are …

A veteran cabinetmaker shows you how to build a Shaker-style cabinet door in six easy steps

A veteran cabinetmaker shows you how to build a Shaker-style cabinet door in six easy steps

4 Tips for Dovetailing by Hand By Frank Klausz   1. Cut by Eye When dovetailing by hand, be bold. Don’t bother with a try square or sliding bevel. After gauging a thickness line across the board, lay out the pins with your saw as you make each cut. Trust your eye to find a pleasing dovetail angle and repeat it over and over. Trust your hands with a sharp …

4 Tips for Dovetailing by Hand

4 Tips for Dovetailing by Hand By Frank Klausz 1. Cut by Eye When dovetailing by hand, be bold. Don’t bother with a try square or sliding bevel. After gauging a thickness line across the board, lay out the pins with your saw as you make each cut. Trust your eye to find a pleasing dovetail angle and repeat it over and over. Trust your hands with a sharp …

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Router Dado Jig Plans

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WoodNet Forums: Dovetail tutorial, the way that I do it. (lots of pics)

WoodNet Forums: Dovetail tutorial, the way that I do it. (lots of pics)

Tight-fitting joints are a snap on any saw when using this sturdy but adjustable jig. Use it to cut tenons, half-laps, and bridle joints. - See more at: http://www.woodstore.net/plans/shop-plans/jigs-fixtures/1061-Tablesaw-Joinery-Jig.html#sthash.Pzboqdkx.dpuf

Tight-fitting joints are a snap on any saw when using this sturdy but adjustable jig. Use it to cut tenons, half-laps, and bridle joints. - See more at: http://www.woodstore.net/plans/shop-plans/jigs-fixtures/1061-Tablesaw-Joinery-Jig.html#sthash.Pzboqdkx.dpuf

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