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Project by acducey posted 11-06-2011 10:35 PM 2560 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to try my hand at compound-angle dove-tails; the base is poplar and the top is a portion of a pine stair tread from Home Despot. The plan is from American Woodworker, issue #153.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 11-07-2011 02:00 AM

Neat project, looks like a good job on those dove tails. Is that miter slots in the top?

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 11-07-2011 04:19 AM

Nice work, this is on my to-do list also! Chad’s video on this is great.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 11-07-2011 04:45 AM

What a clever idea! Kills two stones with one bird!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 11-07-2011 05:25 AM

I have thought about that, but what do you do with the tools when you decide to use it as a stool. I have a tool box that is supposed to double as a step stool, but it quickly became too heavy to carry around. I hope you have more success with this idea than I have ;-))

BTW, very nice job on it,

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 11-07-2011 09:30 PM

Nice job, I had trouble with my compound dovetails on a jig, your look great!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#6 posted 11-07-2011 09:42 PM

Yours is very clean and neat – nice work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dave

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#7 posted 11-08-2011 02:57 AM

I fought compound mitered dovetails for 6 months. I had some help from a certain dancing woodworker. Very nice job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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