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Posted on Handcut Dovetail Problems

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#1 posted 08-14-2012 05:42 AM

I cut them out with a fret saw and then pare to the line, making
a shallow pyramid in the bottom of the joint and resting the
chisel point in the gauged line. The just shave the pyramid
off flush with a few more paring cuts.

A pencil line alone is no good. If you don’t have a marking gauge,
pencil your line then cut over it with a knife and ruler.

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