|Blog series by A Slice of Wood Workshop||updated 11-01-2012 06:54 PM||3 parts||16203 reads||12 comments total|
I’ve always been amazed at the dovetail joint. The way it locks in together and that the dovetail was used to build houses back in the day. Well instead of just staring at them, I decided to give it a go. FWW Disclaimer- I’m not an expert, don’t copy me. (it’s a joke)
I needed to make a sign for local church. I first started out just constructing using butt joinery, but it was way too weak. I changed to using a half lap joint so I took the chance to film what exactly a half lap joint was and how to make one. Enjoy.