Practice dovetail "box"

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Project by kokayak posted 05-26-2013 07:29 AM 1394 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been woodworking/remodeling stuff around the house for years. Never really tried hand cut dovetails other than attempting a Gary Rogowski 5 minute one here and there. I’ve got lots of improvement needed but it was fun trying.

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#1 posted 05-26-2013 07:54 AM

Looks pretty darn good from here

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#2 posted 05-26-2013 12:22 PM

So. did that take 40 minutes? One these days I’ll have to time myself? Good looking results.

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#3 posted 05-26-2013 12:25 PM

It looks real good for your first dovetails. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 05-27-2013 02:16 AM

It took way more than 40 minutes unfortunately :)

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 03:01 AM

Half-blinds in walnut and maple

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#6 posted 08-03-2013 10:10 PM

I like the look of the contrasting woods.

-- Steve, Malvern, PA

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#7 posted 09-26-2013 03:46 AM

I love it! Its great i still need to learn how to do it! To bad there isnt a like button like on Fb!

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