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Dovetail Template (In the style of Paul Sellers)

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Project by nobuckle posted 236 days ago 961 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been wanting to make this simple dovetail template for some time. So. I grabbed a piece of Maple and went at it. It took me a couple of hours to make. It takes Paul Sellers less than ten minutes. I’m certain that if he did not take the time to film the process, he could make it in less than five. That’s what experience gives you.

Anywho, it was fun to make and it help me develop my hand tool skills.

Thanks for looking

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"





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stefang

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#1 posted 236 days ago

We hobbyists can never hope to beat the pro’s when it comes to working speed Doug, but no matter, it’s a great little helper and it might save you a lot more time marking dovetails in the long run. Paul Sellers has fantastic woodworking skills and he is a great teacher too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 235 days ago

Nice and simple! I’ve never seen that one before. Thanks for the post.

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

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#3 posted 235 days ago

Gotta look up Paul Sellers, I guess.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#4 posted 235 days ago

That’s neat. Nice job

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#5 posted 235 days ago

I would love to have one of these in my shop. Thanks for the inspiration… Nice work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 234 days ago

MUY BUENA CLASE MAESTRO DOUG!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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