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First I have to say that the credits for the idea go to David Barron.
It is so easy and very helpfull to use.
Used wood: Pine and Oak.
The dovetails are cut by hand.
Thanks for watching and comments are welcome.
-- Bas, Holland
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#1 posted 08-04-2013 08:27 PM
Clever idea. I’m always finagling straight edges while moving things in the vice… something like this would work better.
-- Allen, Colorado
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#2 posted 10-06-2015 01:08 PM
Bas, Perhaps my first coffee of the day hasn’t kicked in yet but—I’m not sure what the dovetail alignment board is/does?
Whatever it is must work very well. Your dovetails are amazing!
-- Bill...Richmond Hill, GA--"83% of all statistics are made up."
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#3 posted 10-06-2015 01:59 PM
It is a convenient way to line up the boards when marking boards for hand cutting dovetails. It wouldn’t have to be constructed by dovetail, but that seems appropriate.
Here’s a pic of one in action:
-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson
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#4 posted 10-06-2015 02:27 PM
Thanks Charles, I was having the same question as Bill.
-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith
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