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small cabinet first hand cut dovetails

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Project by Bill1225 posted 02-04-2012 07:11 AM 1245 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

no real rime or reason other then i wanted to practice cutting dovetails





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-04-2012 07:15 AM

Nice work looks good.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-04-2012 09:30 AM

Great joints!! I dream of the day when mine will be that clean! Top notch!! Pun intended.

Do any off you ever wonder who cut the first dovetail joint? What tools he used and what wood?

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#3 posted 02-04-2012 03:37 PM

Great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 02-04-2012 04:02 PM

Great job, I have not cut dovetails by hand since I was in my 20’s, after my first router. Maybe I should revisit that, your joints are nice and tight, like old world craftsmanship.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 02-05-2012 12:50 AM

Very nice joinery.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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