Half Blind Dovetails In Half The Time
Half blind dovetails in half the time is article about Joinery bookmarked by ramon with ID 12090548215 was uploaded on 29-01-2019 and has been viewed 133,948 times.
Synopsis: Learn Stephen Hammer's technique for cutting dovetail joints with a bandsaw and a router.It's the best of both worlds, yielding the refined look of a hand-cut joint, but with the speed and consistency only power tools can offer.
He starts by cutting the tails at the bandsaw, using a simple jig that ensures a consistent angle throughout all the tails.Then he cuts the pins with a handheld router and a straight bit, working freehand right up to the scribe lines.
Only the corners of the pin sockets are left to clean up with a chisel, and fitting the joint takes just a bit of paring...