Dovetails aren't the most complicated joinery.

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Blog entry by Oldtool posted 04-20-2015 09:57 PM 1682 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was browsing Youtube for woodworking and I came across the following series of videos with several methods to joint wood. I thought it might be of interest to some, in particular those that like using hand tools. Enjoy:

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#1 posted 04-20-2015 11:49 PM

Pretty neat stuff. For a moment I thought you linked to this educational collaboration that I found some time ago:

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#2 posted 04-21-2015 10:32 AM

I totally admire the craftsmanship involved in those videos BUT I’m pretty sure I’m sticking with my electric tools.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#3 posted 04-21-2015 12:09 PM

Amazing very enjoyable, thanks for sharing.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 04-22-2015 01:33 AM

Pretty cool. Some random thoughts.

  • In the beginning Am I playing tetris?
  • Later I have to re-think how I will build my work bench.
  • Finaly I’m going to need a bigger mallet

Thanks for sharing I enjoyed it.

-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan)

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