Hand Cut Dovetails Accurate And Fast
Hand cut dovetails accurate and fast is article about Joinery bookmarked by nicholas with ID 1627318474 was uploaded on 15-03-2019 and has been viewed 110,978 times.
Several years ago I contributed to an article, along with Tage Frid, that argued the merits of cutting pins or tails first ('Cutting Through Dovetails,' available online to members of FineWoodworking.com).
Frid preferred pins first; I'm a tails-first guy.But ultimately, as I tell my students, it matters little which part you cut first because once the joint goes together, no one can tell the difference.Over the years I've been building furniture, I've cut thousands of dovetail joints by hand, and during that time I've developed a number of tricks to make the job faster and easier.
Here is one of my favorites...