Cutting Through Dovetails
Cutting through dovetails is article about Joinery bookmarked by barry with ID 12556420853 was uploaded on 09-02-2019 and has been viewed 183,261 times.
Synopsis: Vincent Laurence of Fine Woodworking introduces different points of view on cutting through dovetails.He asked Tage Frid and Christian Becksvoort, who have 99 years of cutting dovetails between them, to tell how and why they cut dovetails the way they do.
Cutting pins first makes sense to Frid, who says it's easier to hold the pin board in place to mark the tails than it is to hold the tail board against the end of what will be the pin board.Becksvoort finds it more efficient to cut the tails first, taping two boards together.
Both offer more explanation on why they prefer their methods, and dozens of detailed photographs follow their work, step by step...