|Project by ChuckM||posted 07-22-2016 02:14 PM||1252 views||3 times favorited||4 comments|
Cutting tapered sliding dovetails: The secret to success is meticulous marking out, sharp tools and a mirror trick.
With a mirror placed behind the sawing line, you can check your sawing against the slope and adjust your angle of sawing on the fly. You’ll be amazed how well you can tilt and cut precisely with the help of the mirror.
During dry-fitting, pencil marks allow you to pinpoint where the trouble spots are:
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